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    • ABACH
    • 09.07.13 | 21:17 (IDT)

    Dermer does not have what it takes to be an effective Israeli ambassador to the US. He never served in the IDF, which takes him out of the mainstream of Israeli society. Despite making Aliyah 16 years ago, he has barely passable Hebrew and his political views are on the extreme right of Israeli's political spectrum. Thus far, it seems as if his contributions to Israel have been mostly negative. But this won't be the first blunder Netanyahu has made.

    from the article: Israel's next U.S. envoy: Right-wing neo-con with close ties to Bush family
    First published 17:14 09.07.13 | Last updated 17:14 09.07.13
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