Most opinions of this young nation are extreme, rooted in emotion or dogma. Mr. Lehrman, whose reports on overseas economics have appeared frequently in these pages, tries for an unbiased view. He is author of the recently published Israel: The Beginning and Tomorrow.
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FORTUNE -- Cain and Abel. Romulus and Remus. Adidas and Puma? The rivalry between two of the world's most recognizable brands went far beyond mere corporate competition. It was a vicious family feud that not only pitted two brothers against one another, but also divided the inhabitants of their hometown into MOREMar 22, 2013 8:48 AM ET
Fortune's latest cover story goes inside the startup world in the burgeoning marijuana industry.
FORTUNE -- Jason Levin, a young engineer who lives in Berkeley, is addressing a group of 30 angel investors gathered in a long conference room at Seattle's stodgy Washington Athletic Club. Levin is hoping to persuade one or more of the people around the table to invest in the startup company he envisions, called Uptoke, in exchange MOREMar 21, 2013 7:44 AM ET
Hyundai's newest CUV, the Santa Fe, couldn't be more in line with U.S. drivers' tastes. And the Korean auto company is counting on that.
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FORTUNE -- The growing preference among American motorists for crossover utility vehicles -- so-called CUVs -- is reflected by the stream of new variants to reach showrooms. The latest? Hyundai's seven-passenger Santa Fe.
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