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Brotherhood shelves Egypt's Islamization, for now at least

...police force, demanded the expulsion of Israel's ambassador in Cairo and called for a national referendum on the 1978 Camp David accords, which provided the basis for Egypt's 1979 peace treaty with Israel. But it was its suspected desire to dominate...
Scout camp gets major upgrade

...It's just not as fun to get from place to place anymore. It's easy and accessible, but it just doesn't feel like camp." David Durst, 16, from Troop 10, agreed. "They kind of wussied it up, actually," he said. "This is complete luxury...
This Day in History

...between Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and his own experts during peace talks at Camp David after delaying his departure for an economic summit in Japan. In 2004, Mark Hacking of Salt Lake City shot and killed...
Passengers fought to thwart terrorists

...field in southwestern Pennsylvania. Officials have speculated the hijackers may have been headed for the White House or Camp David, the presidential retreat. There is speculation as well that the plane crashed hundreds of miles away because of the...
Historical reminders to the 'tolerant'

...Six Day War) and in 1973 (Yom Kippur War). President Clinton led Israel and Palestine to a peace settlement at Camp David - Yassir Arafat turned it down and began the so-called intifada - a reign of homicide bombings, rocket attacks and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...lasting peace. But the question lingers: Does Arafat have any interest in peace? He failed the test of statesmanship at Camp David last summer, when Israel made him the most far-reaching offer ever to remove most Jewish settlements and negotiate...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...from the White House and Treasury as well as the Department of Labor. If need be, both sides should be locked up at Camp David to finish the talks. But, in no case, should the ports be allowed to shut down. Stephen Cohen is a professor at the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...evaluate whether the two sides are ready to move toward a peace accord despite the failure of last month¹s summit at Camp David, Barak warned Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat not to declare a state unilaterally. The Palestinians want to set up a state...
This Day in History

...Ohio. In 1947, James V. Forrestal was sworn in as the first U.S. Secretary of Defense. In 1978, after meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed a framework for a peace treaty. In...
Leave Mother Nature and the Tongass alone

...Nature. Tongass is a national treasure; let it be. If the Forest Service wants to sell lumber, then it should go to Camp David and start cutting. Sound off on the important issues at I was in Alaska from 1967 to '68 and was always impressed with...


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