Will Israel's turmoil ever end? Now it's Shamir's turn

Yalowitz, G.; Makovsky, D.
May 1990
U.S. News & World Report;5/7/90, Vol. 108 Issue 18, p48
Reports that Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Shamir is no more likely to be able to form a new government than was Labor's Shimon Peres, who has already failed in one attempt.


Related Articles

  • Triply divided.  // America;11/19/1988, Vol. 159 Issue 15, p396 

    Editorial. Yitzhak Shamir, new Prime Minister of Israel, must face the fact that his country is deeply divided. After 40 years as a state, Israel is still unable to determine its Jewish identity, the role of religion in the state, and how to handle the Palestinian population.

  • Shamir weathers the storm. Yalowitz, G.; Cohen, M. // U.S. News & World Report;2/26/90, Vol. 108 Issue 8, p43 

    Discusses the chances of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir of Israel of repelling another leadership challenge from the Likud central committee, which is more opposed than ever to dealing with the Palestinians.

  • Bush's big blunder. Lief, L.; Makovsky, D. // U.S. News & World Report;3/26/90, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p32 

    Discusses the recent vote of no-confidence in the Knesset of Israel which brought down the fragile coalition between Shamir's Likud and Shimon Peres' Labor Party, and the part that George Bush and Secretary of State James Baker played in the fall of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir. INSET: City of...

  • Shamir's fears. Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report;11/25/91, Vol. 111 Issue 22, p22 

    Discusses the upcoming meeting this week between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir and President George Bush. Topics to be highlighted will be Shamir's objection to Washington as the site for the next bilateral Mideast peace talks; Shamir's reasons; Where Shamir would prefer to stage the...

  • A sharp right turn at Jerusalem. Boroughs, D.L.; Knight, R. // U.S. News & World Report;6/18/90, Vol. 108 Issue 24, p12 

    Reports that Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Shamir has assembled a two-seat majority in the Knesset and has served notice that he will crack down harder on the Palestinian uprising in the West Bank and Gaza as well as expand Jewish settlements there.

  • Prime Minister of Israel.  // U.S. News & World Report;2/23/87, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p16 

    Interview with Yitzhak Shamir on Israel's role in promoting US arms deals with Iran; Negotiations for hostages; Israel's relations with the Soviet Union and the emigration of Soviet Jews; The prospects for Middle East peace.

  • Hard man on shaky ground. Shindler, C. // New Statesman & Society;11/8/91, Vol. 4 Issue 176, p15 

    Analyzes the career prospects of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir following the Madrid peace conference on the Middle East. How the peace process may fatally undermine Shamir's precarious coalition of interests; How different parties have conflicting views about the conference; Difficulties...

  • Israel's `week of hell.' Stanger, T. // Newsweek;3/26/1990, Vol. 115 Issue 13, p28 

    Reports on the continuing conflicts within the political system of Israel, and the ousting of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir by a Parliament vote. Effects for Middle East peace; Forecasting Israel's next government.

  • The Israelis: A not very hidden agenda. Stanger, T. // Newsweek;9/10/1990, Vol. 116 Issue 11, p20 

    Discusses how Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir has been accused of wanting the United States to attack Iraq. Denial of rumor; Benefits to Shamir if US attacks; Israeli game plan; Shamir's go-slow policy on talks with the Palestinians.

  • Angling for the postwar edge. Hull, J.D.; Ogden, C. // Time;2/18/1991, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p31 

    Comments that Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir is being praised for his unprecedented restraint and calm leadership in the face of at least 31 Iraqi Scud missile attacks that have left at least four dead and more than 300 wounded. Strengthening defenses for the political battle once the...


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics