How do you get Netanyahu to approve new housing units? You threaten soldiers. That is the lesson learned this week from the demolition saga of two West Bank structures.
Defense Minister Ya'alon is taking the blame for everything the government is forced to deal with, just like Livni did in the previous government.
Opposition leader Herzog inched closer to the center this week, while Meretz's Zehava Galon decided to come to terms with breaking an age-old taboo.
So far, the overtures between the two have got nowhere, like Herzog's demand for rotation as prime minister. Netanyahu won’t hear of it, he’d rather go to an election – which he will win, because there’s no one else around.
After the deal was announced, the prime minister's appearance was that of a desperate gambler who had lost everything. But now he wants to wreck what’s left of U.S.-Israel relations.
Netanyahu fumed at the court's message, which questioned the legality of the prime minister holding several ministerial portfolios.
Balanced gender representation produces Knesset snafu.
One remark by a Supreme Court Justice turned a technical discussion into political drama, if only a potential one for the moment.
The saga of the non-vote on the natural gas plan being pushed by the PM exposed his – and his coalition's – weakness, which may be exploited by a quartet of politicos seeking an election sooner rather than later.
Israel's prime minister has lost sight of the checks and balances of proper government. Meanwhile, a conspiracy to unseat him seems to be brewing.