Bad News and Good

Crozier, Brian
January 1983
National Review;1/21/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p24
The article reports on the international political developments in 1982. The people of El Salvador voted against the Communist rebels. The Social Democratic/liberal coalition in West Germany was dismantled. The article points out that the Israeli occupation of Lebanon split the invading country and its supporters abroad.


Related Articles

  • Worst bloodshed in South.  // Newsweek;4/1/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 13, p38 

    From long range or close up, witnesses to the agony of Lebanon were trapped in a murderous cross fire last week. While anarchy tore at town and country throughout Lebanon, the worst bloodshed came in the south. The search & destroy mission was in response to mounting casualties suffered at the...

  • Death & vengeance.  // Newsweek;3/4/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 9, p32 

    In the first phase of withdrawal, the Israeli troops abandoned positions along the Awali River, evacuated the port city of Sidon, and set up a new line 17 miles to the south. The townspeople celebrated, hysterical with joy. Still, the people of Sidon seemed more preoccupied with killing those...

  • A step-by-step withdrawal.  // Newsweek;1/28/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p45 

    Until now, Israel's leaders have opposed any pullout from Lebanon that might leave the country's northern border exposed to attack. But the cabinet has now voted to start withdrawal within five weeks.

  • Israeli withdrawal.  // U.S. News & World Report;3/4/85, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p37 

    After 32 months, a phased withdrawal from Lebanon is underway. But with casualties rising daily, critics say it is far too slow. The concern is Shi'ite terrorists who might go looking for the Israelis, says the Israeli Army's northern commander.Prime Minister Peres must now move swiftly to...

  • Taking a Chance on Elections. Johnson, Marguerite; Salvador, San; Willwerth, James // Time;12/21/1981, Vol. 118 Issue 26, p53 

    The article highlights the political campaign of President Josó Napoleón Duarte to encourage El Salvadorian voters to turn out on election day in El Salvador. It states that the members of the armed forces are prohibited to vote to avoid charges of military interference as announced by...

  • CHAPTER 31. Berkley, George E. // Jews;1997, p278 

    This chapter focuses on the decision of the Israeli army to invade Lebanon on June 1982. It examines the events that led Israel to undertake such a bold move. According to the author, the invasion was initially popular with all Israelis, worn out and aggrieved by the Palestinian Liberation...

  • OFF THE RECORD. CATO // National Review;11/5/1990, Vol. 42 Issue 21, p144 

    Comments on recent world events. Agreement by the budget summit to expose dissatisfaction with the Republican leadership in both the House and the Senate of the U.S. Congress; Attitude of the U.S. government towards the administration of Alfredo Cristiani in El Salvador; Speculation on the...

  • THE LEBANESE POWDERKEG. Wilkinson, Paul // Contemporary Review;Aug83, Vol. 243 Issue 1411, p64 

    Discusses the military situation in Lebanon after the Israeli invasion in the 1980s. Risks presented by the prospect of a new Arab-Israeli war; Limitations in the ability of the U.S. and Russia to control the events in the region; Implications of the presence of Soviet and U.S. military...

  • BEGIN'S RHETORIC AND SHARON'S TACTICS. Perlmutter, Amos // Foreign Affairs;Fall1982, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p67 

    The article discusses the military and political consequences of the Israeli incursion and partition of Lebanon on world politics and international relations. If one looks long enough at recent events, in Lebanon, one can see emerging the new face of Israel's Begin government, a face markedly...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics