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Jerusalem and Washington : a life in politics and diplomacy

Author: Zalman Shoval; Anthony Berris
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a memoir of Zalman Shoval's long journey, from the ghettos of Danzig to Israel in its earliest year, his rise as a political leader and successful businessman, and the culmination of his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shoval, Zalman, 1930-
Jerusalem and Washington.
Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2018025397
Named Person: Zalman Shoval; Zalman Shoval
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zalman Shoval; Anthony Berris
ISBN: 9781538116821 1538116820
OCLC Number: 1032351912
Notes: Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: xxi, 333 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreward / Dennis Ross --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
A Tel Aviv boy --
Nahalal, San Fransisco, Geneva --
"Why would a young man like you want to go into the foreign ministry?" --
Banking and politics --
The six-day war: Egyptian POW interrogator --
Splits and unifications --
War and turnabout --
Dayan joins the Begin government; Shoval: The public diplomat --
Camp David, 1978: Stalemate and breakthrough --
Begin and Dayan: No longer --
Hurwitz: Finance minister; Weizman seeks to depose Begin --
Breakup of La'am and the founding of Telem; Death of Dayan --
The first Lebanon war --
Twice unity --
"Mr. Ambassador" --
"Money is fungible" --
"We are not considering a preemptive strike" --
"Zalman, the war will start today" --
Bargaining and crisis --
"I want to begin the peace process- together with you" --
"Israel must choose between guarantees and settlements" --
The Madrid conference: "The United States will not support the creation of an independent Palestinian state" --
Couch talks and coffee diplomacy --
Stalemate with the Palestinians, Progress with Jordan --
Shamir and George H.W. Bush leave the stage --
Other troubles --
"The Israeli Cronkite" --
The guarantees: happy end --
Rabin: "I want you to stay" --
"You have brought honor to Israel and the United States --
"Your guy won" --
Washington for the second time --
The Wye River conference: Pressure and a near blowup --
Efforts to block the Iranian nuclear program --
Another new boss: Ehud Barak --
Return home; Barak is defeated by Sharon --
Notes --
Index --
About the author.
Other Titles: Diplomaṭ.
Responsibility: Zalman Shoval ; translated by Anthony Berris.

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[An] inside recounting of past Israeli-Arab peace negotiations by Zalman Shoval, one of Israel's leading politicians and diplomats. Ambassador Shoval had served in the Israeli Foreign Ministry during Read more...

 
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