ISRAEL: Rabin on the Razor's Edge

The more exciting the secret in Israel, the faster it is leaked, as Henry Kissinger learned to his dismay and anger more than once in the course of his sessions with high-level Israeli leaders. Thus last week, even before the vote was formally announced at the most important Labor Party convention in the country's history, the outcome was already being whispered among close to 3,000 party delegates packed into Tel Aviv's Mann Auditorium. Entering the hall to take his place among them and hear the announcement, Premier Yitzhak Rabin, 55, was greeted...

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