January 12, 2014
Forget the Spin: Ariel Sharon Never Changed
Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg
The Associated Press
In the coming days you will read that the Gaza withdrawal, and the cleaving of the Israeli right that it triggered -- Sharon and his allies would leave the Likud party, and form their own, Kadima -- represented a reversal of everything Sharon had once stood for. This is wrong: The unilateral evacuation was of a piece with everything he had previously done.
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