Impact of Israel Assassination on Peace, Terrorism

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For the first time since the founding of the Jewish state, Palestinians have assassinated an Israeli cabinet member. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine has claimed responsibility and retaliation for the killing of its leader. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon blames Yasser Arafat, but he has denounced the murder and promised to arrest the killers. With Israel expected to retaliate, and the US trying to reduce the violence while it gathers Arab support for action in Afghanistan, we speak with Israelis, Palestinians and Middle East specialists about the future of the peace process and the war against terrorism.
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Centers for Disease Control

Center for Public Health Preparedness

Adham Center for Television Journalism

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation

Israeli Government

The Jerusalem Report

Palestinian Authority

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

International Red Cross



Warren Olney