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Jewish Journal

Jeremy Pressman

  • Killings May Backfire on Security Issue

    April 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As international peacekeepers flowed into Beirut and PLO fighters withdrew from the city, then-Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon was confident that the Israeli siege of Beirut had been a success.

    "I believe," he said in late August 1982, "Palestinians will come forward prepared...