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Israel: A Fight in The Family

Before Israel's independence in 1948, Menachem Begin used to describe his comrades in the Irgun underground who were warring against the British as the "fighting...

Arafat Breaks Camp

Unfortunately, Yasser Arafat is no Anwar Sadat, the late Egyptian President whose presence was felt — and missed — when the Camp David peace talks collapsed...

Israel: Begin Drops a Bombshell

He says he will resign, and the nation faces turmoil For months there had been rumors that the 70-year-old man was tired of the burdens of leadership, that he...

World: Begin Hits Back at His U.S. Critics

Prime Minister Menachem Begin had for weeks remained uncharacteristically silent in the face of mounting public criticism of his policies by prominent American...

A Defiant No to Reagan

The Prime Minister of Israel was in a rage. Standing before the Israeli parliament, his back erect, Menachem Begin lifted his right arm into the air and...

Middle East: Begin's Brash Blitz

Israel extends its law to the Golan Heights The move was organized with all the boldness, secrecy and speed of an Israeli commando raid—and it had the same...

MIDDLE EAST: A Stricken Begin Holds On

His government survives, and autonomy talks resume The Knesset had convened only a few minutes earlier to debate a measure of some consequence: a motion by...

Keeping Faith

Memoirs of a President Once again an all too familiar tale of bloodshed and tragedy in the Middle East dominates the world's news. In Lebanon, foreign soldiers...

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