It appears the Arizona Daily Star has removed this article from its website, even though it was published in the print edition on 27 April. We are trying to obtain a copy and will make it available here if we do (see next article).
Key portions of the article as published follow:
WWIII IS COMING, 'I'm sure,' HIGH-LEVEL SHARON AIDE SAYS -
By Stephanie Innes
ARIZONA DAILY STAR
Tucson, Arizona, Saturday, 27 April 2002
The terror attacks on Sept. 11 and extreme turmoil in the Middle East point to one thing - WOrld War III, a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Friday during a visit to Tucson.
"We've been fighting a war for the past 18 months, which is the harbinger of World War III. The world is going to fight, whether they like it or not. I'm sure," Ra'anan Gissin, a senior adviser to Sharon, said in an interview Friday.
"Sept. 11 was a watershed event, and things will never be the same. The battle lines have been drawn."