Lapid Says He Could Replace Netanyahu as PM in 18 Months

Shas says it will not put up with Yesh Atid's proposals for drafting Haredi men into military service.

Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid has been telling confidants that if his demands are not accepted and he does not join the coalition, he will serve as opposition leader and force new elections within 18 months, Channel 2 reported Sunday.