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Ariel Sharon

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  • ISRAEL: Pilot and astronaut father share final resting place

     
    Capt. Assaf Ramon was buried beside his father, Ilan Ramon, the Israeli astronaut killed with six others in the Columbia space shuttle disaster. The bittersweet success story of a boy following his father's path, graduating flight school with honors only....
  • Israel's right turn

    Israel's right turn
    Change is not in the air in Israel. The public mood is as unyielding as Jerusalem stone after a three-week war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip and a national election campaign that focused more on conflict management than on conflict resolution. Voters...
  • Hamas is a Mideast reality

    Hamas is a Mideast reality
    Now that the guns have fallen silent and the dust is settling over Gaza, it is time to revisit the received wisdom in Israel, the United States and some European quarters that Hamas is a monolithic, Al Qaeda-like terrorist organization bent on Israel's...
  • Israel's peace paradox

    The lack of progress toward a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians is an exception to the old saying that success has many fathers but failure is an orphan. The inability to resolve a struggle dating back to 1948 has many fathers and many...
  • The next leader of Israel?

    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's decision to quit after his centrist Kadima party chooses a new leader in September could trigger early national elections. These are some of his possible successors: Tzipi Livni Foreign minister and chief negotiator...
  • 'Unsettled'

    'Unsettled'
    When Prime Minister Ariel Sharon announced that Israel would withdraw from the Gaza Strip, returning the land to the Palestinian Authority and evicting Jewish settlers, the societal fissures revealed were so stark and severe they make the split between...
  • Forget the two-state solution

    There is no longer a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Forget the endless arguments about who offered what and who spurned whom and whether the Oslo peace process died when Yasser Arafat walked away from the bargaining table or...
  • Bush to visit an ambivalent Israel

    For seven years, President Bush has been a distant defender of Israel, working from Washington to tilt America's policies in the Middle East more firmly behind its longtime ally. When he arrives here Wednesday on his first presidential visit, however,...
  • Roman Genn's refined palette

    MOSCOW-BORN, Los Angeles-based artist Roman Genn has come a long way from drawing Communist propaganda cartoons as child. His incisive caricatures have appeared in magazines and newspapers across the country, often generating controversy with what he's...
  • A Second-Term Shift?

    A Second-Term Shift?
    Let me be the first to say it: Condoleezza Rice may be in line for a Nobel Peace Prize. As a critic of the Bush administration and a Democrat, I'm not a fan of Rice's record as national security advisor. But if her new rhetoric means a real second-term...