Israel: The Lion's Roar

On the issue of war with the Arabs, nearly every Israeli is a hawk. Such unanimity dissipates when it comes to the question of planning for peace. While most hard-liners insist on retaining every square inch of territory conquered in the 1967 war, an impressive number of Israelis feel that some concessions are necessary. Most political doves, however, are reluctant to speak up. They are all too well aware of the controversy such talk invariably provokes. Early last year, for example, when Premier Levi Eshkol suggested that Israel might not retain some...

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