Wednesday, January 2, 2019

A lion by day, a fox by night - by Fiamma Nirenstein

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s innate drive is identity and security; he has chosen to avert the existential threat posed by Iran and to create a secure situation with the Palestinians without falling prey to any illusions.

Fiamma Nirenstein..
01 January '18..

The date is not far off: Israel will hold early elections on April 9, 2019. Many people—naturally speaking about a prime minister like Benjamin Netanyahu, who has served three times since 1996 (again in 2009 and from 2013) and 16 times at the head of various ministerial posts—describe the upcoming elections as the grand spectacle that will mark the great leader’s end of power. The opposition has drummed up accusations and criminalization; this is going to be all part of the 100-day campaign we are going to see. Actually, this seems to be one of its many mistakes. It’s an overblown continuous chat that people are unable to listen to anymore.

So, what will really happen in Jerusalem after the next election?

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