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Shimon Peres Witnessed Israel's History, and Shaped It
Shimon Peres, a young aide to Israel's founders in 1948, witnessed and shaped the country's history
A Look at Some of Israel's Prime Ministers
Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, was both a former president and prime minister, the only person in Israel to hold both jobs. Of Israel's 12 prime ministers, three are still living: current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; his predecessor, Ehud Olmert , who is in prison after a bribery
The Threat Posed by Al-Aqsa Mosque Closing in Jerusalem
The closing of al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem has diplomats holding their breath because the site has been a flashpoint for violence in the past and was the trigger for a five-year long spasm of bloodshed known as the Second Intifada. The mosque was closed this week after a prominent right-wing rabbi
U.N. School Struck in Gaza
ABC News' Terry Moran reports on new tactics from the Israeli military, and the "This Week" roundtable weighs in on the prospects of a ceasefire.
Five Questions with Foreign Policy Initiative Co-Founder Dan Senor
This week, we asked Foreign Policy Initiative Co-Founder Dan Senor to answer five questions. Dan will join the discussion on our powerhouse roundtable Sunday on “This Week.” 1) How would you grade President Obama in terms of his overall foreign policy? Recall the foreign policy goals...
Excerpt: Thomas Friedman's 'From Beirut to Jerusalem'
SEE THOMAS FRIEDMAN SUNDAY ON ‘THIS WEEK’ “Prelude: From Minneapolis to Beirut” from FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM by Thomas L. Friedman. Copyright © 1989, 1990, 2012 by Thomas L. Friedman. Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC and Picador. All Rights Reserved. www.fsgbooks.com...
'This Week' Remembers Ariel Sharon
Threatening and perhaps no one provoked his passion in the Middle East as a real show Rome. On both sides. A fierce advocate for Israel the former generals spent much of his political career opposed to giving up land to Palestinians. It all. False false demand appears good his visit to the temple
Ariel Sharon Dead at 85
Also overseas this evening, the passing of a world leader. Former israeli prime minister ariel sharon. He was a warrior and a statesman, who spent the last eight years hospitalized and in a coma. Abc's alex marquardt looks back tonight. Reporter: Ariel sharon made his name as a cunning military
Ariel Sharon Dead at 85: The World Reacts
The death of Ariel Sharon, the tough and divisive leader who dedicated his life to the protection of Israel, has brought outpourings of respect and sympathy, along with harsh condemnation from his detractors. Below find reactions from notable leaders and groups who today remembered the...