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Opinion: We Should Be Ashamed

Opinion: We Should Be Ashamed

Had shame found its way into the hearts of many Palestinian leaders, they might have saved their people much pain and misery. This is not to mention their responsibility for the Palestinian fathers who died as martyrs, leaving widows, orphans and bereaved mothers....
The Mixed Legacy of Ariel Sharon

The Mixed Legacy of Ariel Sharon

[inset_left]Arik: The Life of Ariel SharonBy David LandauAlfred Knopf, 656 pagesNew York, 2014[/inset_left]How history judges a political leader has always depended, at least in part, on the timing of his departure from power or death. In that context, Ariel Sharon...
Ariel Sharon, former Israeli PM, dies at 85

Ariel Sharon, former Israeli PM, dies at 85

Jerusalem, AP—Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, eight years after a stroke left him in a coma from which he never awoke. He...