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Bennett's 'New Peace' and the Return of Bad Old Bibi Netanyahu

Bennett's summit with Sissi and MBZ was quickly forgotten after the terror attack in Be'er Sheva ■ Netanyahu is using his playbook from the '90s in inciting against the government

Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter

Naftali Bennett had scarcely savored his 15 minutes of fame at a summit meeting in Sharm al-Sheikh with United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi. The prime minister’s plane landed at Ben-Gurion Airport on Tuesday at 3:15 P.M. Less than an hour later, an Israeli Bedouin terrorist launched a murder spree in Be’er Sheva that ended with four Israeli bodies, along with his own death at the hands of two brave citizens. News studios and websites launched into live-streaming mode. Bennett’s meeting, certainly worthy of being called “historic,” was barely mentioned.

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