Singapore and Israel share 'a certain kindred spirit,' says former foreign minister George Yeo in an interview to Haaretz – both small nations having to survive under difficult odds and surrounded by Muslim-majority countries
Shaina Oppenheimer is a news editor at Haaretz and holds a M.A. in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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