"Unless Israel takes the initiative to achieve lasting peace, [I.F] Stone warned, there would be more wars or a spiraling weapons race in which Israel would become a beseiged and paranoid armed camp... Israel "cannot remain a western outpost in an Afro-Asian world casting off western domination", he said. "No quickie military victories should blind it to the inescapable - in the long run it cannot defeat the Arabs. It must join them," - Saul Friedman, 'Debate Divides U.S Jewry', Los Angeles Times, January 14 1968.
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