Begin Accuses U.S. of Deluding the Arabs
Newspaper: Jewish Herald
subjects:Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Arabs of Israel, Refugee Issue. Elections , Political Parties - Herut. Foreign Policy - Israel-U.S. Relationship, Israel-UN relationship, UN. Knesset
After the United States called for Israel to absorb Arab refugees, Begin criticized America for leading the Arabs to believe there was the possibility they would return to Israel. Begin saw this as an act of self-preservation and not a position open to compromise.