World: A Sense of Betrayal

"Only yesterday we were being hailed as the commando troops of Zionism. Now we have become the main obstacle to a peace settlement."

So said Shlomo Re'em, a resident of the Israeli settlement of Di-Zahav on the Gulf of Aqaba. As TIME Jerusalem Bureau Chief Dean Fischer and Correspondent David Halevy discovered on a tour through Sinai last week, inhabitants of the 18 Israeli settlements in the peninsula are united in feeling that they have been betrayed by the Camp David accords, and by their own government.

To demonstrate their anger, settlers from Sinai, the...

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