Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council

Ed: 30: February/2005

YOU ARE IN: Home Page > Australia/Israel Review

The Elected Categories: Palestinians     Author: External author

In the January 9 election to succeed Yasser Arafat as Chairman of the Palestinian Authority (PA), Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) emerged with a majority of 62%. About 75% of registered voters cast ballots.

Print edition

Bomb Threat Categories: International Security, Iran, Iraq, Middle East     Author: Douglas Davis

The Middle East is on the brink of going nuclear, and the rest of the world is fiddling or looking the other way. The United States is draining its energies in Iraq, the Europeans are fussing over "soft power" diplomacy, and the UN monitoring agencies are dithering.

Looking Ahead Categories: Iraq, Middle East, United States     Author: External author

The outlines of the second Bush Administration's approach to the Middle East began emerging from an American-Israel dialogue held in Washington in early December.

Editorial: The Un-Arafat Categories: Israel, Palestinians     Author: Colin Rubenstein

The month since the election of Mahmoud Abbas as President of the Palestinian Authority has been one of ups and downs as far as Israeli-Palestinian relations are concerned. The accession of Abbas to power in the wake of Yasser Arafat's death is the best chance for Middle East peace in years.

20 items per page  | 1