Progress in the Arab-Israeli peace process will require keen understanding of the politics behind the decisionmaking of each party which faces critical choices. Making those choices will bare nerves which reach deep into each party. It is all too often assumed by those engaged in the peace process that Israel is a monolith. Peter Grose, author of Israel in the Mind of America and managing editor of Foreign Affairs, has done a superb job of explaining the deeply divided society from which Israel's leaders must marshal political support in dealing with peace proposals from any quarter.
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