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Impasses and the power to break them
Is an impasse ever really impassable? We pose this question well aware that we live in a world plagued with gridlocks. The economies of Argentina and Japan are in states of arrested development, one acute and the other chronic. Several countries are waging a counter-terrorism campaign against an enemy without a country. The United States is nearing deadlock over whether it is morally acceptable to take a life in retribution for a life taken. Then there are our personal impasses—relationships in crisis, medical verdicts, careers at dead-end, businesses and farms struggling with declining markets.
It is, however, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that constantly pushes impasse into headlines. With the agreement to lift the siege on Arafat's headquarters, we gained a new glimmer of hope in the Middle East. But the violence continues and thorny issues remain unresolved—borders for two sovereign states, refugees' ancestral homes, settlements in occupied territories, a political and religious capital claimed by both sides.
Fair dealing on the boardwalk
with contributions from Lilli Locke, Mary Carter Hodges, Kathy McKown, Alice Walden, Steve Green
items of interest
with contributions from Steven Maimes, Arthur Paul Boers, Joseph Carroll, Richard Johanson, Mary Newburn, Alison Macfarlane
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