Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Articles from Vol. XIII, No. 3, October 31

Cairo Communique: People's Assembly Passes Landmark Environmental Law
Cairo Communique: People's Assembly Passes Landmark Environmental LawBy James J. NapoliMany Cairo residents last fall went through what seemed an endless succession of colds, flus, allergies and general physical funks. They blamed the air, which, even...
Congress Watch: Tears in Congress over Hussein-Rabin Appearance
Congress Watch: Tears in Congress Over Hussein-Rabin AppearanceBy Lucille BarnesThere were misty eyes on both sides of the aisle as senators and representatives listened to King Hussein of Jordan and Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel affirm before...
Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East
Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle EastEdited by Donna Lee Bowen and Evelyn A. Early. Indiana University Press, 1993, 327 pp. List: $16.95; AET: $12.95 for one, $16.95 for two.Reviewed by Robert HurdThe authors have set out to create a general introduction...
Eyewitness to "Irangate": Why Secret 1986 U.S.-Iran "Arms for Hostages" Negotiations Failed
Eyewitness to "Irangate": Why Secret 1986 U.S.-Iran "Arms for Hostages" Negotiations FailedBy George CaveMuch has been written about "Irangate." There was extensive press coverage of the original revelations. Then there was televised coverage of the...
Issues in Islam: Dispute over Jerusalem Holy Places Disrupts Arab Camp
Issues in Islam: Dispute Over Jerusalem Holy Places Disrupts Arab CampBy Greg NoakesThe July 25 Washington Declaration between Israel and Jordan, apparently a symbolic confirmation of the existing state of non-belligerency between Tel Aviv and Amman,...
Maghreb Mirror: Heritage Foundation Conference Assesses Islamist Threat
Maghreb Mirror: Heritage Foundation Conference Assesses Islamist ThreatBy Greg NoakesA July 21 conference at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative Washington, DC think tank, to examine "The Threat of Islamic Fundamentalism in North Africa" produced...
Middle East History: It Happened in October; Israel Defied U.N. and U.S. in Covering Up Police Murder of 17 Palestinians at Haram Al-Sharif in 1991
MIDDLE EAST HISTORY: IT HAPPENED IN OCTOBER; Israel Defied U.N. And U.S. in Covering Up Police Murder of 17 Palestinians At Haram Al-Sharif In 1991By Donald NeffIt was three years ago, on Oct. 8, 1991, that Israeli police killed 17 and wounded more than...
Moment of Truth for Kashmir
Moment of Truth for KashmirBy Hasan Zillur RahimThe moment of truth for Kashmir is nearing. Unless the international community, led by the United States, convinces India to end its brutal occupation of Kashmir, another war between Pakistan and India...
Pro-Israel McCarthyism: American Library Association Buries Israel Censorship Issue
Pro-Israel McCarthyism: American Library Association Buries Israel Censorship IssueBy Adam L. ChandlerA four-year battle within the 56,000-member American Library Association (ALA), in which B'nai B'rith's Anti-Defamation League took a leading role in...
Republic of Macedonia's U.S. Representative Grew Up in Ohio
Republic of Macedonia's U.S. Representative Grew Up in OhioBy Grace HalsellThe new nation of Macedonia, one of six republics that formed the country of Yugoslavia, has as its Washington representative youthful and attractive Ljubica Z. Acevska, formerly...
The Black Caucus and the Israel Lobby in Congress: Rise of Congressional Black Caucus Not Reflected in Foreign Aid
The Black Caucus and the Israel Lobby in Congress: Rise of Congressional Black Caucus Not Reflected in Foreign AidBy Andrew I. Killgore"Like never before, the Black Caucus has positioned itself front and center on the issues of the day, able to hold...

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