South Africa and Israel Since 1994: The Changing Anatomy of a Complex Relationship

  title={South Africa and Israel Since 1994: The Changing Anatomy of a Complex Relationship},
  author={Larry Benjamin and Steven Gruzd},
  journal={Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs},
  pages={179 - 195}
One of the quandaries confronting the new foreign policy establishment in the democratic South Africa was its future relationship with Israel, which was regarded by most in the new political elite as a bête noire or pariah state. Nevertheless, in 1995, South Africa signed an agreement that established a Joint Commission of Cooperation with the Israeli government, and in 1996, the two countries signed bilateral agreements on agriculture, tourism, culture, the environment and science, and nature… 



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