His early accomplishments were in defense. His later appeasements brought carnage.
Peres, 93, fought for Israel's independence and later sought peace with Palestinians.
The Palestinian leadership's biggest failure was trusting the likes of Shimon Peres.
PARIS Shimon Peres is recognized as a great statesman and will be remembered since his death early Wednesday morning at age 93 as a passionate advocate of peace between Israels Jews and the Arabs of the Middle East.
Shimon Peres, the former Israeli President, died at ninety-three, a revered elder statesman, but his glory days were as part of a suspect young guard. In the early fifties, he was part of a cadre of defense officials whom David Ben-...