ALBRIGHT: CAN SHE HELP?

ALBRIGHT'S MIDDLE EAST CHALLENGE: A REALITY CHECK FOR ARAFAT AND NETANYAHU

This was No. 20--the 20th suicide attack on Israeli targets since the day in September 1993 when the Israelis signed a peace accord with the Palestinians. The 20th time fanatical Palestinians sought to kill and maim as many Israelis as they and their weapons could reach. The 20th time men opposed to peace have tried to drown the process in pools of blood.

Last Thursday there were three of them, one apparently dressed as a woman. They stationed themselves along the Ben Yehuda promenade in the heart of west Jerusalem, where residents and tourists pack the pedestrian mall to shop and...

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