Now and Then: Comparing Two Israeli Wars That Sent Tel Aviv Residents to Bomb Shelters

Nachman Shai, who was the IDF Spokesman during the first Gulf War and is now running for Knesset with the Labor Party, describes Israel's 'passive' and active roles in war, and how it impacts internal politics and international relations.

During the first Gulf War in 1991, the last time rockets were fired on Tel Aviv, we were new immigrants who had landed in Israel just a month and a half...