Blowing hot and cold: Israel's divided reaction to the Arab Spring
Netanyahu's government has a negative, one-dimensional view of the Arab Spring. But Israelis need a deeper and more serious understanding of these critical regional changes, and to start getting to know the new key players: political Islamic leaders, and how a dialogue with them might emerge.
After dramatic events began unfolding across the Arab world starting two years ago, most of the world began using the term "Arab Spring" to describe the popular uprisings and revolutions that swept the region. For Israelis, however, it was harder to accept this naming, largely because of its positive and optimistic connotations. Israelis, in many cases, seemed to refer to what was happening around them...
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