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Yitzhak Shamir was prime minister of Israel during most of the time between 1983 and 1992. Daniel Pipes interviewed him in New York on October 27, 1998.
Selections from news reports, articles, and editorials, that appeared in the Israeli press, in the last quarter of the 20th century.
What was most remarkable about Yitzhak Shamir's life was how little his thinking changed from his youthful days as a member of Betar.
When Yitzhak Shamir became the prime minister of Israel in 1983, after the resignation of Menachem Begin, many saw the hardline leader of the Likud party as a compromise choice and predicted that he would soon be shunted aside. They were to be proved wrong.
History Left Yitzhak Shamir Behind.