Dictators in earlier times did not have to contend with instant mass communication. Even he - regardless of whatever draconian policies he puts in place and however many millions of shekels he spends on hasbarah - cannot in this day and age prevent people from accessing an alternative narrative. I have been going to Israel for almost 50 years, try to spend part of my time in the West Bank to see and learn and no other government in Israel's history has sought to implement such a policy. Sadly, it comes as no surprise that Netanyahu is capable of trying to do this.
Palestinians report IDF airstrikes on Islamic Jihad targets in southern Gaza Strip (Haaretz)