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September 26, 2003 - Image 146

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-09-26

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Year In Review — 5763

Left: President Bush outlines the
road map Middle East peace plan.

Below: Sen. Lieberman on the cam-
paign trail.

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Above: Rep. James Moran,
D-Va., implicated Israel in
the Iraq war.

Right: A bus bombing in
Jerusalem.

CHARTING TEE COURSE

A TIMELINE OF SUBSEQUENT

2003

9/26

2003
146

June 24

Oct. 16

In a much-
anticipated
speech,
President Bush
calls for a "new
and different
Palestinian
leadership so a
new Palestinian
state can be
born."

Bush gives
Israeli Prime
Minister Ariel
Sharon a draft
of the road
map peace
plan, and
Sharon
agrees to
release $400
million in
frozen
Palestinian tax
revenue.

••,••• • • ••-•,

•,,••,•••-•-• ••-• •••, -•••■-•-•• ••-• ••,••

March 10

April 30

May 1

The Quartet
Under heavy
Abbas takes
international
office as prime
members
present the
pressure and a > minister hours
U.S. refusal to
after an attack- road map to
deal with him,
er from Arafat's both sides;
own Fatah
Palestinians
Yasser Arafat
appoints
movement
immediately
kills three
accept it but
Mahmoud
the Israelis
Abbas as prime people in a
minister of the
bombing at a
express reserva-
tions.
Palestinian
Tel Aviv pub.
Authority.

May 17

Abbas meets
Sharon in the
first top-level
meeting
between the
Israeli and
Palestinian
leadership
since the region
descended into
violence after
the collapse of
peace talks in
2000.

June 4

May 25

May 27

Israel's govern-
ment condi-
tionally accepts
the principles
of the road
map.

Abbas, Sharon
For the first
time Sharon
and Bush
formally ---
uses the word
"occupation" to inaugurate the
describe the
road map peace
plan at a sum-
presence of
mit in Aqaba,
Israeli forces in
Jordan.
parts of the
West Bank and Palestinian
terrorist attacks
Gaza Strip.
foll ow. Israel
begins to dis-
mantle several
settlements.

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