Analysis How Israel's Army Chief Went From 'Weak on Terror' to the Most Popular Kid in Town

Eisenkot’s recent accomplishments could lead Netanyahu to extend his term as army chief of staff — and allow the prime minister to groom a surprise heir

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Most unexpectedly, the right-wing government is head over heels in love with Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot. Only two years ago, key figures in the government were accusing Eisenkot of weakness in the...