(John Hinderaker) Yigal Carmon, the president and founder of the Middle East Media Research Institute, is a former Israeli civil servant, a counterterrorism adviser to prime ministers Yitzhak Shamir and Yitzhak Rabin, and a participant in Israel’s peace negotiations with Syria in the early 1990s. Show More Summary
Author Dan Ephron thought Yigal Amir's family would be outcast because he killed Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir 20 years ago. No, they're socially included in Israeli society, and Amir's brother and co-conspirator Hagai who served 17 years in prison gets congratulated for his bravery.
(This column is exclusive to Accuracy in Media) Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who died this week at age 96, was like his predecessor, David Ben-Gurion, in many ways. Both were men of short height but great stature. Both were motivated by a hot fervor to protect the Jewish people—a fervor tempered by a coldly [...]
In mid-October 1986, Yitzhak Shamir was about to begin his second term as Israel's prime minister. In anticipation, a top settlement planner from his Herut party prepared a map hand-marked with sites for new settlements in the West Bank. Show More Summary
I'm not sure which is sadder, that Yitzhak Shamir died or that people didn't really know that he was still alive. For Shamir certainly was Israel's least appreciated Prime Minister amid presiding over some of the state's greatest achievements. He kept the people safe.
"Yitzhak Shamir was a brave warrior for Israel, before and after its inception. He was a great patriot and his enormous contribution will be forever etched in our chronicles," Israeli President Shimon Peres said after it was announced Saturday that the former Prime Minister had …
I'm not sure which is sadder, that Yitzhak Shamir died or that people didn't really know that he was still alive. For Shamir certainly was...
Yitzhak Shamir -- underground leader, spymaster, parliamentarian and the seventh Prime Minister of the State of Israel – died yesterday. The following description of his life is an edited excerpt from the website of the Israeli Foreign Ministry: He was...
Yitzhak Shamir, the hawkish Israeli leader who balked at the idea of trading occupied land for peace with the Palestinians, died on Saturday after a long illness. He was 96. He was twice prime minister in the 1980s and early 1990s. Rather than seek accommodation with the Palestinians, Shamir championed new Jewish settlements.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, an understated leader who promoted aggressive Zionism and Israeli settlements, died today at age 96. The Polish-born survivor of a family killed in the Holocaust made his mark in Israel's pre-state militia in the 1940s, the New York Times reports. After serving time in...
Shamir was a hardliner who had a deep distrust of Arabs’ intentions. Shamir succeeded Menahem Begin as prime minister in 1983 in the aftermath of Israel’s disastrous 1982 invasion of Lebanon. His term was marked by the Palestinian uprising...Show More Summary
This thread is constitutional. This just in: JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli media are reporting that former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir has died. He was 96. —Kaili Joy Gray John Cole, on conservatives: They are now in disarray. Half of them feel betrayed by Roberts, the other half feel betrayed by life in general. Show More Summary
(JERUSALEM) — Israeli media says former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir has died at the age of 96. MORE: An Interview With Yitzhak Shamir MORE: Israel’s New Coalition: Why Netanyahu Has Moved to the Center
Say what you will about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, others have said far worse. Yitzhak Shamir, a former prime minister, once said that Netanyahu is “not a very trustworthy man.” He went on to call him “too egotistical,”...Show More Summary