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    • Jerri I
    • 17.05.07 | 14:46 (IDT)

    Barak has already demonstrated his lack of expertise in government.His withdrawal from Lebanon despite Ashkenazi's warnings shows that he would not be a good leader in an engagement against Iran.In any event I don't believe there is any MK who is worthy of being a decision maker on such an important issue and this goes double for those being supported by various MK groupings or journalists for PM.To acheive anything meaningful the election process must be changed to make Kneset members accountable to the people of Israel and not to parties. I haven't seen a single leading politician leading a movement to accomplish this. I do think there is enough time yet for such a leader to emerge and campaign in the next election and be elected with enough time before a war with Iran actually can occur.

    from the article: Worthy leadership for a year of decision
    First published 00:00 17.05.07 | Last updated 18:09 10.12.08
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