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    • Helen
    • 20.06.13 | 15:26 (IDT)

    Like your description of Netanyahu as a 'caretaker' PM but there is no certainty of Israel ever producing a visionary leader. It hasn't so far - though how many states do? I'd say visionary, courageous leaders are pretty thin on the ground wherever you are. Do you really think the Arab world and/or international community (with or without US support) will just stand still and allow the status quo to continue until Israel gets around to finding its visionary and courageous leader? Change (for the better) will come but I doubt very much that it will spontaneously arise from Israel; it is far more likely that change will come when maintaining the status quo is too painful or costly for Israel. We all of us get mugged by reality at some time and Israel will be no different. When it must change, it will. Israel cannot change itself but it can be changed.

    from the article: Netanyahu doesn't have what it takes to make a bold move
    First published 13:05 19.06.13 | Last updated 13:05 19.06.13
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