The Last Time I Was in Gaza

When peace was given a chance

Paul Greenberg

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Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash

The Frenchman was, at last, smiling. He was just ahead of me in the security line to enter the headquarters of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Gaza. It was the winter of 1994. The Oslo Accords had recently been signed. Tentative peace had broken out. Patrice Barrat, whose father Robert, had been a champion for Algerians during the long Franco-Algerian war of…

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Paul Greenberg

New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish as well as The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World paulgreenberg.org