How Israelis See the World

(New York Times) Yossi Klein Halevi - In 2000, Israel offered to withdraw from virtually the entire West Bank and Gaza. In return, it received a wave of Palestinian suicide bombings known as the Second Intifada, the worst wave of terrorism in its history. When critics trivialize a threat to Israel's border as "peaceful demonstrations," Israelis conclude that world opinion is either obtuse or hostile. The writer is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.

2018-05-11 00:00:00

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