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A Regional Solution to the Middle East

The Middle East requires a regional solution. Prime Minister Sharon cannot proceed from where Ehud Barak left off, as Robin Cook vainly wishes, according to his statement on Radio 4. He can only succeed by following a complete change of strategy.

Israel alone cannot solve the Palestinian problem, which must be regarded as a regional problem. All the Arab countries that waged successive wars on Israel and emboldened Arafat in his latest stance must contribute to a lasting settlement.
Fortunately, the new Bush administration appears to have accepted this reality.

Naim Dangoor

The above letter appeared in the London Jewish News and The Jewish Chronicle in February 2001 and its contents are still pertinent.



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