Headlines and Deadlines broke the news a month ago, that he was off to the Star’s London bureau to be replaced by Oakland Ross in Jerusalem.
In a final 3-part series, Potter:
1) Gauges change and progress in the Israeli-Palestinian sphere
2) Examines the effect of internet technology on Arab societies
3) Analyzes political Islam at a glance
Choice quotes include:
"Legitimate change is taking place in Israeli-Palestinian relations, but at a grim, glacial pace"
When describing why Palestinians voted for Hamas instead of Fatah in elections last year:
"Rather than a referendum of peace versus war, it was a contest of clean versus dirty."