How Peres ruined Netanyahu's Independence Day
In the midst of a blame game between Israel and the Palestinians over the collapse of the talks, the president pulled the rug from under the Israeli version of events.
It’s not hard to understand why Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was livid with rage at the end of Independence Day. His blood boiled when he learned what President Shimon Peres had said in a television interview: That Peres had all but reached a historic agreement with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas three years ago, but it had been shot down by the prime minister.
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