Bibi is really not good at strategy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Charles
    • 19.05.11 | 23:19 (IDT)

    "Defensible borders" was the lamest argument to make and it will be brushed away in no sweat. Israel is not in 1967, Egypt and Jordan infantery are not threatening it, and it makes no difference for a Shahab missile if the border is 200 km or 300 km further out. Instead Bibi should have said that he cant negotiate with terrorists, that there is no way that jewish settlers living in the land of their ancestors can be kicked out of their homes, etc, etc... The best strategist on Israel's right is Liebermann. On the other hand, Bibi is a master tactician when it comes to wasting time and not negotiating. Count on him to lobby all his friends in Washington in six months time when the presidential campaign gets running...

    from the article: After Obama speech, Netanyahu rejects withdrawal to 'indefensible' 1967 borders
    First published 22:01 19.05.11 | Last updated 22:01 19.05.11
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