Reagan's Fresh Start

A bold try to reconcile Israel's security needs and Palestinian rights

No area of the world is more torn by strife, more poisoned by age-old hatreds, more strewn with the seeds of potential superpower conflict than the Middle East. And yet nowhere are there brighter chances for creative U.S. diplomacy to put an end to incessant bloodshed and lead the way to peace. The greatest opportunity of all has arisen, paradoxically, from the death and destruction of the war in Lebanon, which has upset political allegiances and power structures. Last week President Ronald Reagan...

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