The World: Rabin: 'Egypt Has to Behave'

Both before and after his Saturday meeting in Bonn with Henry Kissinger, Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin discussed the current state of Middle East negotiations with TIME Diplomatic Editor Jerrold L. Schecter and Reporter David Halevy. Excerpts from the interviews:


I do not want to be specific, but the question is to what extent Israel will be able to maintain its defense line. This line has to be the kind that would allow Israel—if two, three, four or five years from now no overall agreement is reached—to make sure that military threats as a backing for extreme political demands on...

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