The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin has produced varying responses in the Arab world-from the public grief of King Hussein to the much more circumspect analyses excerpted here
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Yael Tamir was two hundred yards away from Yitzhak Rabin when he was shot. A veteran of the Israeli Peace Now movement, she describes an event charged with irony and emotion