Imagine if the kids took over

by Khaled Diab
14 August 2008
BRUSSLES – A couple of months ago, as Israelis celebrated 60 years of statehood and Palestinians marked six decades of dispossession, I wondered whether there would ever be peace between the two peoples. Rather than dwell on the depressing present or venture into the minefield of the past, I decided to look forward in time, to a fictional future where peace prevailed. [...]

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* Egyptian by birth, Khaled Diab has spent half his life in the Middle East and the other half in Europe. He is a Brussels-based journalist and writer, who writes about a wide range of subjects, including the EU, the Middle East, Islam and secularism, multiculturalism, human rights, and more.

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