Analysis Israel's Right-wing Fires Opening Shot in Campaign Against Peace Talks

Had Netanyahu agreed to a settlement construction freeze, he would not have had to release so many prisoners and would have gotten the world’s applause. Sunday's vote saved the settlers from themselves. Would they dare admit it?

“In six months, either you’ll be out or we will,” Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz (Hatnuah) said to his colleague, Economy Minister Naftali Bennett (Habayit Hayehudi), on Sunday, when they met in the foyer of the cabinet room.