January 19, 2007

Jimmy Carter re Israel/Palestine

A New Chance for Peace?
By Jimmy Carter, Washington Post, January 18, 2007
"I am concerned that public discussion of my book Palestine: Peace, Not Apartheid has been diverted from the book's basic proposals: that peace talks be resumed after six years of delay and that the tragic persecution of Palestinians be ended. Although most critics have not seriously disputed or even mentioned the facts and suggestions about these two issues, an apparently concerted campaign has been focused on the book's title, combined with allegations that I am anti-Israel. This is not good for any of us who are committed to Israel's status as a peaceful nation living in harmony with its neighbors." [Continued]

Jimmy Carter on Fresh Air/WHYY, November 27, 2006