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PM Netanyahu Receives Hudson Institute Herman Kahn Prize

23 September 2016

PM Netanyahu Receives Hudson Institute Herman Kahn Prize

(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser)

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, last night (EDT; Thursday, 22 September 2016), in New York, attended a special event in which the Hudson Institute awarded the former its 2016 Herman Kahn Prize in appreciation for his leadership and the achievements to which he has led the State of Israel.

 

Prime Minister Netanyahu discussed his policies vis-à-vis socio-economic and foreign policy issues. He said that there was no alternative to Israel's great alliance with the United States, which is based on shared values. He added that, at the same time, Israel was working to strengthen its standing in the international arena and said that it was working so that the automatic majority against Israel in the UN would disappear. The Prime Minister noted that the strength of Israel lay in its abiding faith and said that its situation was strengthening thanks to its strength and its knowledge. He declared that in the Middle East one makes peace with the strong and pointed out that Israel was strengthening daily. He predicted that in the end modernity would defeat radical Islam.