By Ian S. Lustick
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There are better links with the countries of Europe, and associate membership in the EEC. Diplomatic ties with the Soviet Union were broken in 1967. The lack of peace with all neighboring countries except Egypt has wide repercussions in terms of possible foreign relationships. S. Only Gavron does not refer to the issue, given his focus within Israel and on its relations with immediate neighbors. Both Grose and Schweitzer review the history of international recognition of Israel, indicating that the "special relationship" with the United States was slow to evolve in the early years of independence, and only became firmly established after the 1967 war.
More often than not, however, empirical claims are advanced ex cathedra; unsupported by reference to secondary source material of any kind. On the other extreme, interspersed throughout the book are tables and lists of statistics, taken right out of the Central Bureau of Statistics' Page 13 Statistical Abstract of Israel. These statistics are offered, virtually unanalyzed and uncommented upon, as implicitly satisfactory concrete descriptions of complex economic and demographic realities. The absurdity of relying on such piles of raw data while ignoring such obvious factors as inflation, is brought home most pointedly on p.
Likud's political strength over Labor did not last long. In 1981 both parties gained, but Labor gained more. By 1984 Likud lacked its charismatic leader, Menachem Begin. Both parties lost strength, but Likud lost more. The internal political agenda, for both major parties, includes a crisis of leadership, both in terms of personality and statesmanship of individual leaders, and in terms of generating a relevant politcal program, points which Schweitzer stesses. Failing this, patchwork agreements such current national unity arrangement will result in oscillating policies, which can lead to instability in areas such as the economy, foreign relations, settlement activities, and even the defense-security sphere.
Books on Israel, Volume 1 by Ian S. Lustick