What if Israel's assassinated PM Rabin had lived?

Israeli Government Press Office images of late Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin (L) walking alongside former US president Bill Clinton and late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, are displayed at an exhibition in Tel AvivWould Israelis and Palestinians now be living in peace with one another if a Jewish extremist had not assassinated prime minister Yitzhak Rabin 20 years ago? Tens of thousands of Israelis — as many as 100,000 according to some media reports — gathered late Saturday for a memorial rally in the Tel Aviv square where Rabin was shot dead and which now bears his name. Rabin, who headed the victorious Israeli armed forces in the 1967 Six-Day War, as premier chose instead the path of peace, sharing the 1994 Nobel Prize with domestic rival Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for their roles in forging the Oslo peace accords.

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