Netanyahu's brilliant move - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shalom Freedman
    • 08.05.12 | 18:56 (IDT)

    Oh come on Benn. Netanyahu guaranteed his remaining Prime Minister to the end of his term. He outmaneuvered those in his own party who would have tied his hands in any diplomatic move. He saved the country money. He prevented his having to cajole and bargain in future coalition negotiations. His move was better for himself better for Likud and above all better for Israel. Perhaps it was not so good though for the post- Zionist 'Haaretz' columnists.

    from the article: Formation of Israeli unity cabinet shows Netanyahu blinked first, again
    First published 15:44 08.05.12 | Last updated 15:44 08.05.12
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