August 11, 2014
When Did Britain Lose Faith in Israel?
Benny Morris, Daily Telegraph
The Associated Press
Half a century ago, relations between Israel and Britain were friendly. More than friendly. They were characterised by admiration. And nowhere in Britain was sympathy and admiration stronger than on the Left and among the young. The Left admired Israel’s social democracy, energy and pioneering spirit – Israel was one of the few states that emerged after the Second World War, and the only one in the Middle East, that became a success story.
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