Despite diplomatic breakthrough || Netanyahu's biggest battle may be with his own party
In the first test that took place this week, with the vote on the release of Palestinian prisoners, a majority of Netanyahu's ministers did not support him. Things are bound to get worse when the Knesset reconvenes this fall.
One of the defining moments of the Wednesday night meeting marking the end of the Knesset’s summer session was the speech of the economy minister, Naftali Bennett. After Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to his demand for a national referendum on any peace deal arrived at with the Palestinians, and after a jet lagged Tzipi Livni was called back from her peace-making activities in Washington to vote for a...
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