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August 28, 1989
International terrorist attacks rosed by 15% last year while state-sponsored terrorism fell by the same amount, Israel's leading think tank said. A study by the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies also showed no international attacks linked to the Palestine Liberation Organization since its leader, Yasser Arafat, renounced terrorism last December, although attacks continued inside Israel. The center cited 433 terrorist attacks worldwide in 1988, compared to 377 in 1987.
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NEWS
August 28, 1989
International terrorist attacks rosed by 15% last year while state-sponsored terrorism fell by the same amount, Israel's leading think tank said. A study by the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies also showed no international attacks linked to the Palestine Liberation Organization since its leader, Yasser Arafat, renounced terrorism last December, although attacks continued inside Israel. The center cited 433 terrorist attacks worldwide in 1988, compared to 377 in 1987.
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NEWS
March 10, 1989 | From Reuters
Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir said Thursday that proposals by the nation's leading strategic think tank to end Arab-Israeli strife by negotiating with the Palestine Liberation Organization are biased and dangerous. A six-month study by the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies tentatively endorsed the establishment of a sovereign Palestinian state in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip after a 10-to-15-year period of limited self-rule.
NEWS
November 24, 1986 | From Reuters
An Israeli strategic expert said Sunday that Israel has known that Iran and Syria were trying to obtain the capacity to wage long-range chemical war, but he cast doubt on a British press report that Libya has given them nerve-gas warheads. "In general, we know that they have been trying to get this capability," said Zev Eitan, military affairs expert at the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University.
NEWS
April 12, 1998
LEISURE Preferred holiday destinations * Inside Israel: Eilat, Tiberias * Abroad: Turkey, United States Cultural visits, 1996 * Theater: 2.5 million * Concerts and opera: 1.2 million * Dance: 370,000 WORK: THE LABOR FORCE Domestic personnel in private households: 1.9% Community, social and personal services: 4.2% Health, welfare and social work services: 9.6% Education: 13.6% Public administration: 6.4% Business activities: 8.9% Banking, insurance and finance: 3.
NEWS
December 23, 1988 | Associated Press
Foreign Minister Moshe Arens today linked the crash of a Pan Am jet in Scotland to Palestinian factions. An Israeli newspaper and terror experts blamed Syrian-backed radical groups opposed to the U.S.-PLO talks. The daily English-language newspaper The Nation quoted unidentified Western intelligence sources as saying the Syrian-backed Ahmed Jibril group was responsible.
BUSINESS
January 24, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Budget cuts at home and shrinking markets abroad under the effects of the Cold War thaw are forcing arms makers in Israel to convert to civilian production to avert an unparalleled business crisis. Swords-to-plowshares, tanks-to-toys planning among Israeli defense industries mirrors a process under way in the United States, where major contractors are diversifying and cutting back labor forces in response to reduced military spending.
NEWS
January 8, 1991 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Whether the United States succeeds in talking Iraq out of Kuwait peacefully or decides to expel Iraqi troops by force of arms, officials and observers here have concluded that after the Persian Gulf crisis ends, Israel will be pressured to resolve its conflict with the Palestinians on terms that the ruling rightist government has long rejected.
NEWS
September 7, 1987 | Associated Press
About 15,000 angry Palestinians vowed revenge Sunday as they buried victims of Israel's deadliest air raid into Lebanon this year. Police put the final casualty toll at 49 killed and 60 wounded in Saturday's air attack on Palestinian guerrilla bases on Sidon's outskirts. They said eight bodies were recovered from the rubble overnight. It was the highest toll of Israel's 22 air raids in Lebanon this year and Israel's deadliest attack on Palestinians since the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon.
NEWS
August 9, 1990 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The deployment of U.S. forces to Saudi Arabia has bypassed Israel, even though Israel is the United States' principal strategic ally in the Middle East, but officials here said Wednesday that Israel stands willing and ready to help the U.S. effort behind the scenes. Although officials in Jerusalem and Washington agree that to move U.S.
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