he could have been a contenduh, but blew it. i am thankful for his holding back a land - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • peteR
    • 26.11.12 | 17:59 (IST)

    invasion of Gaza which would have been a diplomatic and humanitarian catastrophe. But as a prime minister and cabinet member he seemed to have no long term ideas or values and stayed mired in the improvisational commando acts of his earlier years. Statesmanship was unknown to him, and he foolishly helped support Bibi in his unwillingness to listen to other people.

    from the article: After failing as a politician, Barak's decision to quit was inevitable
    First published 16:25 26.11.12 | Last updated 16:25 26.11.12
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