Analysis Bibi and His Dangerous Twin

Netanyahu has pushed Israel so far to the brinks of extremism that his partnership with Avigdor Lieberman now fails to terrify.

In taking responsibility for his decision to run on a joint ticket with ultra-nationalist party Yisrael Beiteinu, Netanyahu owned up to a controversial move for the second time. The first was exactly one year ago, when he ruled in favor of the deal to release captive soldier Gilad Shalit.