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Israel blocks UN mission to Jenin
Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian, April 24, 2002

Israel reneged on its commitment to an international investigation of its offensive against the Jenin refugee camp last night, throwing the United Nations mission into disarray. Hours after a chorus of Israeli officials, including the foreign minister, Shimon Peres, said Israel had nothing to hide, the prime minister, Ariel Sharon, decided the team, announced just 24 hours earlier by the UN secretary general, Kofi Annan, was no longer acceptable. The mission - led by the former Finnish president, Martti Ahtisaari - had been planning to move quickly, and was expected to arrive in Jenin at the end of this week.
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September 11 and the declaration of a "war on terrorism," has forced Americans to look at the World in a new light. No one can afford any longer to define the limits of their concerns by refusing to look beyond this nation's borders. If the freedom that every American cherishes, is not to become a freedom bound within a fortress, then every American will need to understand and respect the needs and concerns of the rest of the World. To this end, The War in Context invites anyone with interest and an open mind to listen to the critical discourse in which the policies and actions of the Bush administration are now being questioned. This debate, which is engaging inquiring minds inside and outside America, will hopefully inform the development of a sustainable new world order - a world order in which America is as much shaped by the World as is the World shaped by America.