Every so often I led our conversation down side paths, just to hear his opinion about things that interested me, but we always returned to literature.
Shimon Peres didn't have the courage to stick to his views, so his only accomplishments were largely motivated by the desire to win love and respect in the right circles.
With a strong conviction that the course of history can be altered, Peres fought to overcome confrontation and enmity.
Shimon Peres knew that Jew-hatred was 'a problem for the goyim'; unfortunately he was less clear-eyed about foreign dictatorships.
The death of Shimon Peres heralds an inevitable reorganization in Israeli society.
An Israeli election straight after Rabin's assassination would have been one of those historic inflection points towards peace. But Peres failed to make that call. Instead, he started a war.
Unlike so many others, Shimon Peres did not become intoxicated by military power and by the illusory dream of state sovereignty throughout the ancient homeland of Israel.
Abbas told Netanyahu during their snap meeting that 'it's been a long time since we last met.'
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