Benny Morris's New Book "1948"

Posted on Fri, Apr 04, 2008 @ 03:05 PM
Israeli new historian on the First Arab-Israeli War
A new book by Benny Morris uses new documentation to deliver a more nuanced view of the 1948 conflict at Israel's founding. I will be reviewing the work along with Martin Gilbert's soon to-be-released "The Story of Israel"  and Bernard Avishai's "The Hebrew Republic."

Tags: Bernard Avishai, 1948 conflict, arab israeli war, martin gilbert, Benny Morris

Middle East Peace Talks to Resume

Posted on Tue, Apr 01, 2008 @ 03:08 PM
About-Face for Abbas Who Agrees to Meet Olmert
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Middle East Peace Talks

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas agreed to resume talks with Israel's PM Ehud Olmert, next week. The agreement came following talks with US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, in Jordan.

Tags: Ehud Olmert, Middle East Peace, mahmoud abbas, Peace talks, Condoleezza Rice