Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's
While assessing Ariel
Sharon's legacy is a highly contentious undertaking, it is
unquestionable that his abrupt departure from political life
prompted by his recent stroke has and will likely continue to
have a tremendous impact on Israel's political landscape. Below,
writers from across the political spectrum weigh in on the
ramifications of Mr. Sharon's illness on a range of topics
including Israel's upcoming elections, its international
standing, settlements and the future of the peace process.
1) Searching for the Middle
Ground, January 12, 2006, the Economist
2) Beirut Remembers
Sharon, January 12, 2006, Salon
3) Indispensable Legacy,
January 6, 2005, Israeli Policy Forum
4) How Sharon Won Israel's
Trust,by David Grossman, January 6, 2006, Los Angeles
5) Interrupted, by James
Bennet, January 8, 2006, New York Times History
6) Change Agent, by
Robert Satloff, January 5, 2006, New Republic Online
From Muscle to Mystery
by Amos Oz, January 7, 2006, The Guardian
8) Sharon's Legacy by Editorial, January 13,
Brit Tzedek v'Shalom, The Jewish Alliance
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