The 1970s were far worse politically for Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • MARK KLEIN, M.D.
    • 15.01.10 | 10:33 (IST)

    The bi-national state advocates, a hostile Soviet Union arming every Arab in sight, and terror attacks like the Entebbe episode pushed Israel to the military and political wall. Despite all those challenges, the decade ended with peace with Egypt. Time is on Israel's side. Very unwise to take the alarmist view this article presents. Israel is winning the lawfare battle as western nations realize their necks are even more on line should Israel end up in the ICC defendant's dock. Nations with universal jurisdiction laws like the UK and Spain are adjusting them so the Palestinians can't use them for political manipulation.

    from the article: Comment / Israel delegitimizers threaten its existence
    First published 22:51 14.01.10 | Last updated 05:17 15.01.10
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