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(New York: Pantheon Books, 2000)

Edward Saidís The End of the Peace Process

A Review

Professor Said was University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Born an Arab in 1935 in Jerusalem, then under the British mandate, he studied at Cairo, Princeton, and Harvard. He published more than twenty books and died in September 2003.

The fate of Palestinians is not Holocaust

Jews and Palestinians are not equal

Edward Said claims special rights for Palestinians

No reason Israel to treat Arabs preferentially

Inequality is inherent in every conflict

Equality requires applying much harsher standards to Jews than to Palestinians

Edward Said misrepresents and twists the facts about Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Edward Said's lies about Israel and Palestinians

Palestinian refugees

Most Palestinians do not want to return to Israel

Descendants of Palestinian refugees are not themselves refugees

The right of Palestinians to return to Israel is not viable

No legal basis for the Palestinian right of return to Israel

Defeated aggressors cannot make demands

Many Palestinians do not want to return to Israel

Jewish settlements in Palestine

The Palestinian Authority refuses Jews the right of return to Jewish places in Palestine

Edward Said's racism and incitement of Palestinians

Palestinian nationalism promoted by Edward Said

Edward Said's accusations against the United States

The requirement to sympathize with the Palestinians

Edward Said's misjudgments of military matters

The democracy of Zionism

Historical errors of Professor Edward Said

Palestinian terrorism

Cruelty and torture in Israel

Liberties of Palestinian in Israel

Edward Said refuses to accept reality

Land ownership by Arabs in Israel

Jerusalem and Palestinian aspirations

Socialist values of Edward Said

Israeli support for Arafat

Claim of Israeli colonialism

The Palestinians are content with Israeli rule

Edward Said's irresponsibility

Edward Said rejects Israel's right to exist

Conclusion