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    • rony
    • 04.10.11 | 14:03 (IST)

    the winds are definitely blowing in a different direction now, and we know he always blows with the wind. For instance, accepting the Quartet's proposal not only alienates Lieberman but makes Bibi look "moderate", at least compared with the alternative. He also "loses" his cabinet's support for implementing Trajtenberg's recommendations, again coming out looking like a "moderate". He can now claim he actually supported both initiatives while the far right wing rejected both. He forces Lieberman's hand, the government falls, new elections are called and he is on record having supported two popular themes. Too Machiavelian?? It might just work...

    from the article: Netanyahu is 'happy' to accept peace plans, less so to seal the deal
    First published 04:10 04.10.11 | Last updated 04:10 04.10.11
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