Barak is a hero, a talented and brave person.... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alterman
    • 16.03.11 | 16:03 (IST)

    ....with an impressive CV. He is not a social genius. He shouldn´t be in this government, but he is not the only one to blame for the mess. The mess is called "israeli politics". As for me, I place Barak in a "center-area", where you also used to find Rabin, Sharon and Olmert. Now, Barak believes that he is acting in accordance with the legacy of Rabin. He is no idealist. And if he believes that the right moment has come, then he will break away from the coalition. But the polls are not in his favour. This, however, could change.

    from the article: Barak must join opposition to save Israel from disaster
    First published 00:44 16.03.11 | Last updated 00:44 16.03.11
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