Don’t Believe the Hype: Thatcher's 'Friendship' With Israel Based on Pragmatism Not Love

Eulogized as a friend of Israel, Margaret Thatcher's attitude towards the Jewish state was in fact complex and critical - criticisms that have been overlooked largely because of the perception that her heart was in the right place.

Israel’s Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, was one of many world leaders who paid tribute to Britain’s former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, who died...