Project editor: Jim Mallery Lead reporter: Eli Sanders Assistant reporter: Bobbi Nodell
Design: Denise Clifton Photo editor: Teri Boyd Graphics: Aldo Chan
Research: Sandy Freeman Desk editor: Kris Higginson Photo production: Travis Ness
Online producer: Tracy Cutchlow Online designer: Carlin Pressnall
The Seattle Times would like to thank three University of Washington professors for their advice on this project: Dr. Joel Migdal, professor of International Studies and author of “Palestinians — The Making of a People”; Dr. Brannon Wheeler, associate professor of Islamic Studies and chair of Comparative Religion; and Dr. Deborah Wheeler, lecturer on Near Eastern Languages and Civilization.