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  1. Why the UN welcomes Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the fault lines of international conflicts- such as between Israel and Syria, or along the Line of Control between Pakistani- and Indian-occupied Kashmir- giving the parties an excuse not to fight. Increasingly, China has an interest in keeping those conflicts off the front burner. The other thing that UN peacekeeping does is to bring some stability to weak, divided or failing states, usually ...

  2. Lessons for Iraq in Lebanon's recovery from conflict

    Posted Jun 20th 2004, 12:00am by Christian Henderson

    ... that devastated their country. Between 1975 and 1990 factions waged a bloody conflict that tore the country apart and killed more than 100,000 people. But today there is relative peace in Lebanon. Things ... to learn from the experience of the Israelis in Lebanon,' Mr Hamzeh said. Israel, Syria and a multinational force led by the US all invaded or intervened in Lebanon at different stages and, ...

  3. Middle East envoy supports US plans

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... from the Group of Eight for American plans to promote economic and democratic reform in the region and resolve the conflict between the Palestinians and Israel. China- which was not invited ... Syria of giving material and financial support to groups engaged in terrorism, particularly the Lebanese group Hezbollah. US President George W. Bush recently imposed sanctions on Syria, banning ...

  4. Monitor groups receiving money from tobacco

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The criticism of him regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict is totally unwarranted. The letter 'Misguided on Israel' (November 4) disagrees with Mr Bowring that Israel is 'expansionist'. What else should we call Israel's occupation of the Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem, West Bank of Palestine, Golan Heights of Syria and part of southern Lebanon? It is occupation of other ...

  5. Traditional modernist

    Posted Jul 08th 2004, 12:00am by Borzou Daragahi

    ... turn into a weakness. The same tribal affiliations that give him his natural base of supporters could create problems for him, should his tribe come into conflict with another or with the policies of the interim government. But Mr Yawar says he has learned to distinguish between the interests of his tribe- among the largest in the Middle East, with members in Syria, Saudi Arabia, ...

  6. A new partner in peace

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... for the mainland's mediatory muscle. The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is the prime target for such efforts. Mediation on the so-called 'road map for peace' has ground to a halt ... Shijie in September 2002 indicated an interest in taking an active role in the region. Last October, he visited Israel, the Palestinian territories, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Syria for what ...

  7. The Yom Kippur War

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... driving back the armies of the Arab world. It humiliated Egypt and took the Sinai, all the way to the Suez Canal. Syria was routed from the Golan Heights. Jordan surrendered the West Bank. More ... in often cinematic detail, explores the realpolitik of a conflict that, as his subtitle asserts, transformed the Middle East. Rabinovich draws on already published works, as well as the war diaries ...



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