TITLE

Center Stage

AUTHOR(S)
Halevi, Yossi Klein
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;01/15/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes political campaigns in Israel that pits Prime Minister Ehud Barak against general Ariel Sharon in the elections. Sharon's promotion of peace, national unity, security, and counterterrorism; Choice between a man of peace and a man of war; Barak's willingness to polarize the nation for the sake of a personal vision; Barak's imposition of peace plan that half the country is opposed to; Lesson that war and peace alike can be made only through national consensus; Criticism of Sharon's conciliatory image as political spin.
ACCESSION #
3953077

 

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