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Why a Lovefest Between Netanyahu and an Arab Lawmaker Should Come as No Surprise

If you find it strange that prime minister is making deals with Arab MKs like Mansour Abbas, then you don’t know Israel’s most gifted political horse trader

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

The Joint List has been looking rather disjointed of late. The slate of lawmakers who represent four separate factions, which swept up 90 percent of the Arab-Israeli vote in last March’s election, is in uproar over what is becoming an increasingly public lovefest between United Arab List leader Mansour Abbas and one Benjamin Netanyahu.

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