Analysis Controversy in Israel's Cabinet Over Release of Palestinian Prisoners Is Not Political- It's Emotional

Can a right-wing Israeli government stay intact- let alone function- under pressure raised by talk of returning parts of the West Bank?

The controversy over the release of Palestinian prisoners prior to Sunday’s cabinet vote on the issue was essentially emotional and political. If we stretch it a bit, it might have significant policy implications. But there was no real security argument here. A significant number of these...