ISRAEL: The Pullout

There was anger in Israel as the Knesset met to debate Premier David Ben-Gurion's decision to pull his country's troops out of Gaza and Egypt's Gulf of Aqaba coast. But the barbed-wire barricades that police threw around the Parliament building last week proved an unnecessary precaution. The 5,000 Jerusalemites who turned out for the right-wing opposition Herut Party's mass-protest rally listened to speeches, shook their fists only when the newsreel cameras were on them, and shuffled off home without more than a jeer or two at the cops.

In the Knesset, unruffled...

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