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Mideast talks - all aboard the peace-process train

...peace in the Middle East is now possible."That was the same Indyk, as many rushed to note, who just last year told Israeli Army Radio that he was not optimistic because "the maximum concessions" the Israeli government could offer "fall far short...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-08-08/mideast-talks-all-aboard-peace-proces
Not For Web
Israel to end draft exemptions for ultra-Orthodox

...and unskilled ultra-Orthodox Jews in their ranks. While actual numbers are classified, experts say the size of the Israeli army has been cut in recent years as manpower needs recede. One piece of evidence is the steadily dropping maximum age for...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-01/israel-end-draft-exemptions-ultra-ort
Not For Web
My Turn: America needs to be fair in Mideast

...Sharon, at the time Israeli defense minister, who in the early 1980s knowingly stood by in southern Lebanon with the Israeli Army and calmly watched as the Lebanese Christian militia entered two Palestinian refugee camps and systematically massacred...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121601/opE_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
What if it happened here in Juneau?

...there will be no peace. We have the luxury to play with facts, adjust dates, and assert opinions. However, what the Israeli army is now doing in Palestinian areas is attacking and arresting suspected terrorists because Arafat will not. Do you blame...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122101/let_letter5.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...adviser to Barak, said the announcement was unnecessary. Rajoub called it ³State Department propaganda.² The Israeli army chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Shaul Mofaz, said his forces are always on alert for terror attacks, but there are no...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081700/Bre_Breakin.shtml
Truncated story ends on a biased remark

...As terror reigned and weapons poured in from Arab countries using the Palestinians as fodder in a war by proxy, the Israeli army came onto the scene. Looks like an occupation, doesn't it? The Empire left the story hanging on an ugly note that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050107/let_20070501014.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...military tanker plane crashed in western Pakistan, killing all seven Marines on board. Two Islamic militants stormed an Israeli army post near the Gaza Strip, killing four soldiers before being shot dead in a gun battle.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010907/sta_20070109016.shtml
News
ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR

...26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts. The two men conclude that there's a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. As Ari delves deeper and deeper into the mystery, his memory...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030609/cal_405984266.shtml
Barak: Palestinian state in exchange for end of conflict

...Yatom, an adviser to Barak, said the announcement was unnecessary. Rajoub called it State Department propaganda. The Israeli army chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Shaul Mofaz, said his forces are always on alert for terror attacks, but there are no...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081700/Bre_Breakin.html
Breaking
New teen fiction

...Anna Levine. Aggie, nearly 18, is sure she wants to join a combat unit for her two years of required service in the Israeli Army, but her family and friends aren't too sure she will even be eligible and don't think she'll be able to hack...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071609/boo_464472015.shtml

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