Netanyahu's Courage - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David Scholem
    • 31.05.11 | 18:29 (IDT)

    Arens is spot on. The last PM to show such spine was Menachem Begin who told "the world" not to preachify Israel about how to survive in their midst. Coming from the world he did and being active in bringing Israel forth from that advice -and treachery-ful world he had learned the terrible lesson of Jewish Hiistory. Not textbook lessons, not those of cocktail sipper, but the real thing that's been in the trenches. That's what Congress gave applause, hearfelt, the real thing. While some here sneer--a mannerism of the temporarily empowered who in reality have no other response-- the battle now joined is for the authentic. Thanks, Arens

    from the article: Netanyahu had the courage to stand up to Obama
    First published 01:21 31.05.11 | Last updated 01:21 31.05.11
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