Yitzhak Shamir Dies At 96; Hard-line Former Israeli Prime Minister

Yitzhak Shamir served four terms as prime minister in the 1980s and early '90s. His unyielding pro-settlement views and tough stance toward the Palestinians often exasperated U.S. policymakers.JERUSALEM — Yitzhak Shamir, the onetime underground Jewish fighter and long-serving Israeli prime minister whose unyielding belief in the right of Jews to all of the biblical Land of Israel often exasperated U.S.

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