Ramifications of the Lebanon cease-fire a Palestinian view

The end of the war in Lebanon will have a very strong effect on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. This effect goes over and beyond the general and always correct observation that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the continuing Israeli occupation of Palestinian land are at the core of the hostile relations and problems between Israel and the Arab world.


Support grows for Iraq war refuser

SAN FRANCISCO — Supporters of First Lieutenant Ehren Watada, the first commissioned officer to publicly refuse deployment to Iraq, welcomed his father, Bob Watada, last week for a whirlwind tour of the Bay Area.