World: The Israeli View

In his new apartment overlooking the Wailing Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel's Deputy Premier Yigal Allon explained to TIME Correspondent Marlin Levin last week why his government reacted so strongly to U.S. peace proposals. Excerpts from his remarks:

Peace Talks. Israel is determined to do everything in its power to reach a permanent arrangement with its neighbors which will make any future war unlikely. We believe this can only be achieved through a combination of a full-fledged peace treaty and an effective mutual security agreement. By effective security arrangements we mean not only recognized boundaries but secure ones—namely, boundaries...

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