Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Legacy

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 Times

5) Interrupted, by James Bennet, January 8, 2006, New York Times History

6) Change Agent, by Robert Satloff, January 5, 2006, New Republic Online

7) From Muscle to Mystery by Amos Oz, January 7, 2006, The Guardian

8) Sharon's Legacy by Editorial, January 13, 2006, Forward 

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