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Vol. 14 No. 3 , 2007
The Economic Dimension: Past, Present and Future
Editorial
"The idea that somehow the president of the United States would call an international meeting so that we could all have a photo op is very far-fetched," said American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during a recent visit to the Middle East. "I think everyone expects it to be serious and substantive, and everybody expects it to address critical issues. We don't expect anything less. We can't simply continue to say we want a two-state solution; we have got to start to move towards one."
Those are strong words. The question is the degree of substance, creative thinking and intent behind those words.
Forty years after 1967, over l00 years since the beginning of the clash between the modern Jewish and Palestinian national movements, we are once again nearing a possible crossroads. There are skeptics who say that all the major protagonists - the host American administration led by President George W. Bush, the Israeli government led by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and the Palestin
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Table of Contents
    Editorial
  1. Nearing a Possible Crossroads ( )

    By Hillel Schenker Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  2. Letter to the Editor ( )

    Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  3. Focus
  4. Reform in Institutional Framework and Economic Policies ( )

    By Hisham Awartani Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  5. The Conditions of Economic Viability ( )

    By Ephraim Kleiman Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  6. Back to Negotiating the Final Status - The Economic Dimension ( )
    An independent trade regime would lead to a competitive Palestinian environment.
    By Arie Arnon and Saeb Bamya Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  7. The Gaza Economy: Current Status and Future Prospects ( )
    With the continued closures, Gaza’s economy is on the verge of an irreversible collapse.
    By Mahmoud Okasha Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  8. Recovery of Palestinian Exports: A Simple First Step ( )
    The aim would be to rehabilitate the exports of Palestinian goods and labor to Israel.
    By Ezra Sadan and Ruth Lowenthal Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  9. A Fair Economic and Trade Settlement ( )
    The Palestinians should look for more symmetrical trade relations with Israel.
    By Mahmoud Eljafari Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  10. How to Grow a Cucumber (and How It is Connected to the Railway) ( )
    What to invest in for more cooperation and a better understanding? Infrastructure.
    By Gideon Eshet Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  11. Trade Security ( )
    The challenge is to achieve the dual aim of enhancing security and facilitating trade.
    By Majdi Haj-Khalil Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  12. Economic Consequences of Different Solutions ( )
    An economic union of independent states would be mutually beneficial.
    By Simcha Bahiri Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  13. Accord to Discord: A Political Economy Approach to the Oslo Process ( )
    The emphasis shifted from confidence-building measures to security and sovereignty.
    By Jamie Levin Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  14. Roundtable
  15. The Economic Dimension ( )
    Ephraim Kleiman, David Brodet, Samih al-Abid Karakrah and Nasser Tahboub. Moderator: Avi Temkin
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  16. Interview
  17. New Realities ( )

    By Samir HuleiIeh Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  18. Viewpoint
  19. South Africa and the Palestinian Horizon ( )
    The Palestinians must present a unified national liberation plan.
    By Azmi Bishara Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  20. Denial and Forced Existence ( )
    The Zionist collective has genuine difficulty in engaging the Other, the Palestinians.
    By Ruchama Marton Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  21. Palestinians and Israeli Jews: Divide and Share the Land ( )
    A combination of political separation and sharing the land could be a solution to the conflict.
    By Said Zeedani Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  22. An Open Letter to Nelson Mandela ( )
    A visit would focus public opinion and encourage a joint struggle for coexistence.
    By Ali Al-Azhari Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  23. Book Review
  24. Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict by Sara Roy; Palestine Refugee Repatriation: Global Perspectives edited by Michael Dumper ( )
    A Violent World: TV News Images of Middle Eastern Terror and War by Nitzan Ben-Shaul; and The Triumph of Military Zionism: Nationalism and the Origins of the Israeli Right by Colin Shindler.
    By Sol Gittleman Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  25. Israel and Palestine: Competing Histories by Mike Berry and Greg Philo. ( )

    By Heidi Basch Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  26. Special Report
  27. Report on PIJ Public Events ( )

    Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  28. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  29. Sabra-Shatila: Resisting the Slaughter ( )

    By Musa Al-Hindi Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  30. Three Poems ( )

    By Samih AI-Qassem Vol. 14 No. 3 2007
  31. Chronology of Events
  32. July 1, 2007 to October 1, 2007 ( )
    Compiled by Najat Hirbawi
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  33. Documents
  34. Available on the PIJ website: www.pij.org/documents.php ( )

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