The Real Likud

Netanyahu represents the extreme right, which does not believe in an agreement with the Palestinians and seeks to perpetuate the occupation by building more and more settlements, making any peace accord impossible.

There is no reason for the verbal sparring between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the chairman of the Habayit Hayehudi party, Naftali Bennett. Both sides gain from this argument and Israel loses. The spat is good for Netanyahu because it falsely portrays him as a moderate; Bennett gains because his extremist comments help him pick up more support from right-wing voters. The truth is, they are both leading...