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Israel’s diplomacy snatches defeat from the jaws of victory

Israel may be a military giant, but it is a diplomatic minnow. The diplomatic corps representing it is engaged in a seemingly perpetual losing battle. The Hebrew word for “public diplomacy” is hasbara, which can be loosely translated as “explanation.” This gives some idea of the defensive apologetic attitude that characterizes it. When the United […]