To Preserve His Rule, Netanyahu Willing to Stomach Even His Greatest Political Rival

Following his displeasure with Ya'alon's status as the media's darling, the prime minister backtracks on his refusal to appoint Lieberman as the head of the Defense Ministry. His ultimate goal: To diminish and restrain the military brass.

Even from the perspective of Israeli politics, which have always lacked dignity, morality and ethics, Wednesday's events, which began with talk of a...