World Watch

Death of the Innocents
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict scaled new emotional heights with the discovery of two Jewish teenagers bludgeoned to death in a cave, in what might have been a revenge attack for the killing of a four-month-old Palestinian girl and the wounding of at least one other infant. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said the "horrifying murders" of the two 14-year-old boys, one an American citizen, from the Tekoa settlement on the West Bank marked a new escalation in the conflict. Palestinian officials condemned the killings as well, but neither side offered a way out of...

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