TITLE

Center Right

AUTHOR(S)
Halevi, Yossi Klein; Oren, Michael B.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;9/27/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 13, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the Arab-Israeli conflict as of September 2004. Suggestion that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has accomplished much in halting terrorism; Ways in which the Israeli army destroyed the Islamic group Hamas, and kept them from committing political violence; Growth of the Israeli economy; Statement that Israel's triumph over the Palestinian attempt to unravel its society is the result of a systematic assault on terrorism; Completion of the security fence; Report that the legitimacy of Jewish sovereignty is under attack in the international community; Lessons other democratic leaders can learn from Sharon about the war on terrorism, including insuring domestic consensus and the support of vital allies; Claim that Israel considers itself at war with only the perpetrators of terrorism, and not the Palestinian people; Suggestion that one of the dangers in fighting terrorism is the polarizing effect of such a campaign.
ACCESSION #
14437040

 

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