political necessity sums up the present policies of Israel. Lieberman is FM by virtue of his electoral strength which Netanyahu needs to survive the fact that he puts his foot in his mouth every time he gives a major speech and for all intense and purposes even his diplomats have little respect for him just make Israel looks like a schizophrenic. Not good for its image or for the prospect of peace luckily those in the know are aware of the true picture however this means Israel has to go the extra mile just to make up for his utterances.
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from the article: Lieberman scolds diplomats over 'placating the world'