Ariel Sharon

Aug 16, 2004 on fyi, at 8:00 PM

Summary

A look at the turbulent life of the Israeli Prime Minister beloved by right-wingers but hated by Palestinians. A great military commander who scored impressive victories in the 1967 and '73 Arab-Israeli wars Sharon blundered in the '80s as mastermind... (more) of the disastrous invasion of Lebanon. As one of the architects of Israel's West Bank settlement policy Sharon walks a political tightrope trying to maintain Israeli security while offering Palestinians limited self-determination.

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