The Shifting Definition of an Israeli Hawk: Bibi Stands His Ground

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the Knesset today, in which he outlined his conditions for a peace pact with the Palestinians, is already being interpreted as being to “hawkish” to create the proper atmosphere for peace. That’s the word the New York Times’s Ethan Bronner used to describe a speech in which the Israeli leader made it clear that Israel is prepared to give up almost all of the West Bank and recognize a Palestinian state.

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The Shifting Definition of an Israeli Hawk: Bibi Stands His Ground

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