“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”
The earth has now settled on the grave of Ariel (Arik) Sharon, the mourners have driven away and the world still turns. 850 more words
Ariel Sharon died yesterday, and his last major political act was to evict my cousins from the Gaza Strip.
When Israel “disengaged” from the Gaza strip in the summer of 2005, I was The Economist’s Jerusalem correspondent, and spent quite a bit of my time reporting on how Israel mistreated Palestinians. 2,285 more words