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    • David Shiferaw
    • 09.11.12 | 19:58 (IST)

    I am surprised that an Israeli leader that touts that Israel by circumstance has very little room for error can demonstrate such a spectacular lapse of judgement. Netanyahu made Israel an election issue in a hotly contested U.S. political debate and in so doing he diminished the non-partisan support in the U.S. that Israel has for long expected. The same leader touts that he can secure Israel against Iran, while being unable to secure Israel's most important of regional relations - Israel-PA, Israel-Turkey and Israel-Jordan. I am at a loss as to why many Israelis continue to believe in the astuteness of his judgement.

    from the article: Betting on the wrong horse: The night Benjamin Netanyahu will not soon forget
    First published 09:45 09.11.12 | Last updated 09:45 09.11.12
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