Israel: Critical Moment

For most of his lengthy political career Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has been a divisive force in Israeli and Middle Eastern politics. However, as the wail of ambulance sirens signalled the rush to hospital on a cold dark night from his remote farm in the Negev Desert following a massive stroke, many, at home and abroad, were united in praying for his well-being.

The World Today Published 1 February 2006 Updated 15 October 2020 6 minute READ

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