Graham Usher

Graham Usher is a writer and journalist who has written extensively about the Arab world and South Asia.

The Hamas Triumph The Hamas Triumph

What if the West responded to Hamas's victory not with sanctions but with a commitment to resume negotiations from where they left off in 2000?

Feb 2, 2006 / Editorial / Graham Usher

Letters Letters


Feb 17, 2005 / Letters / Katha Pollitt, Graham Usher, and Our Readers

Why Marwan Did Not Run Why Marwan Did Not Run

Most Palestinians now seek unity and a reprieve from the exhaustion of war.

Dec 22, 2004 / Feature / Graham Usher

After Arafat After Arafat

"My first reaction is: God bless his soul," answered George W.

Nov 11, 2004 / Editorial / Graham Usher

Palestine Militias Rising Palestine Militias Rising

Israel's latest military offensive in the West Bank, code-named Defensive Wall, was met with fierce armed resistance, as Palestinians fought house to house and sometimes hand to ...

Apr 11, 2002 / Editorial / Graham Usher

Dispatches Dispatches

The events of September 11, viewed from abroad.

Sep 27, 2001 / Feature / Praful Bidwai, Maria Margaronis, Graham Usher, Mark Gevisser, Ahmed Rashid, and Ana Uzelac

Waiting for Sharon Waiting for Sharon

Among Palestinians in the occupied territories, the prospect that Ariel Sharon will be Israel's next prime minister is met with a shrug of the shoulders. The indifference is not ...

Feb 1, 2001 / Editorial / Graham Usher

Middle East Divide Middle East Divide

Jerusalem One of the many casualties of the Palestinian intifada in the occupied territories, now entering its third month, is the alliance between the Palestinian nationa...

Dec 7, 2000 / Editorial / Graham Usher

Palestinians on Hold Palestinians on Hold

"Arafat gave in to our pressure," was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's typically self-promoting response to the PLO's recent decision not to declare a Palestinian stat...

May 6, 1999 / Editorial / Graham Usher