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Rashid Khalidi

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Rashid Khalidi

Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University, is the author, most recently, of The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood.


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Suddenly, people all over the Arab world are feeling a sense of pride—and the West is paying attention.

A just resolution of the Palestine question depends on the Palestinians themselves.

At best, war in Gaza and Lebanon will weaken pro-American regimes without destroying Hezbollah, Hamas, Iran or Syria. At worst, it will plunge the region into catastrophe.

The chief flaw of this plan is its failure to focus on the Israeli