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Netanyahu's Election Master Plan Proves Too Successful for Comfort

The prime minister has brought about the impossible arithmetic that is now making it impossible for him to form a coalition, and it may all come down to what this one politician decides

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Mansour Abbas had barely finished making his speech at the Ramada Hotel in Nazareth on Thursday night before Israeli leftists took to social media to belittle it. It wasn’t the leader of the United Arab List they were criticizing, but rather the mainstream Israeli media. Their message was simple: Ayman Odeh has already made speeches just like this one, calling for reconciliation and solidarity between Jews and Palestinians, but you just didn’t want to listen.

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