Dispatches Meeting the Deadline

The fire that consumed the stolen Chevrolet ambulance was so powerful that it vaporized the vehicle's upholstery, so there was not much left of Anwar Aziz, the man inside: only a carbonized corpse, its left foot dangling out the driver's door. Aziz would not have wanted it different, however, for he had set out that day to be Gaza's Dec. 13 martyr.

On Dec. 13, last Monday, real peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians was supposed to begin. That was the day on which, under the terms of the accord signed on the White House lawn in September, the Israelis...

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