With Israel coming under increasing pressure to make additional, far-reaching concessions to the Palestinians, the question has arisen once again of whether the Jewish state is capable of standing up for itself and its interests.Read Michael Freund's article here.
Interestingly, there is another small Mediterranean state - namely Greece - that recently created a major diplomatic furor, all because of a question of semantics.
And as I argue in the column below from the Jerusalem Post, Israel would do well to learn from their example.
April 25, 2008
Can Israel really stand up to the world?
Michael Freund asks:
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