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Israel Foreign Policy

On Why Israel Appears to the World As an Aggressive Nation

Martin Varsavsky | Posted 05.03.2013 | World
Martin Varsavsky

Growing up Jewish, one of the 15 million in a world of 7 billion people, is growing up feeling like a survivor of so many historical massacres, lucky to be alive and stay alive. Given our history it is not surprising that there would be a slight "paranoiac" tone to real or perceived threats.

U.S. Can Put the Squeeze on Israel

Ira Chernus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ira Chernus

There's a long history of Israel giving in to U.S. pressure in the last 18 months. The administration's efforts to push the Israelis to compromise suggest the president and his advisers would like to do more, if they felt politically safe.