Tarnished Ex-general Is Israeli Left’s Best Hope to Oust Netanyahu

Little is known about the politics of former Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi, but his popularity, and enmity with Netanyahu, make him the best chance the center-left has to challenge the premier

comments Print
On February 14, 2011, Gabi Ashkenazi was the most popular man in Israel. As he left the Israel Defense Forces headquarters for the last time ever in uniform, his car was mobbed by ecstatic fans, twice. First,...