Report on Israeli Settlement in the Occupied Territories Vol 11 #6


Among the many invocations of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians since the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, two declarations–those by Osama Bin Laden and President George W. Bush–stand apart. Each of these men, at opposite poles in the international campaign now being waged, nonetheless believe that the unresolved status of Palestine is a critical element in their respective efforts to mobilize international, particularly Arab and Islamic, constituencies in their favor.