Raging Against Peace

Still furious over the Hebron massacre, Palestinians insist Rabin's concessions are not enough

It could have been 1987, the early days of the Palestinian intifadeh, all over again. In the dusty, barricaded streets of the Gaza Strip, steel-helmeted Israeli troops played deadly hide-and-seek with bands of rock-throwing Palestinian youths. Three knife-wielding men set upon Israeli settlers, who shot two of the attackers, one fatally. Riots swept through occupied West Bank towns; soldiers fired tear gas and bullets that killed eight Arabs and wounded dozens. The hard-line Islamic movement Hamas called on Arabs to take revenge on Israelis for the massacre of at least 30 Palestinians in Hebron two weeks ago. The Israeli government poured...

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