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Using Mossad for Politics, Bennett Borrows a Page From Netanyahu's Playbook

Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer

Being prime minister can be frustrating. Especially in a parliamentary system of coalition government where the premier is merely a first among equals, without a department of their own with exciting policies and projects to boast about. 

This is especially true of Naftali Bennett, the leader of a tiny party who, under the present coalition’s rules, doesn’t have any real power to boss ministers of other parties around, let alone fire them. He doesn’t have any control over wide swaths of government policy, which are set by ministers from other parties, and he can only push his own agenda through consensus. 

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