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West Bank Settlers Just Showed Bennett Who Really Runs the Country

The compromise on the illegal outpost of Evyatar is a surrender to West Bank settlers

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
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The Israeli government’s emerging agreement with the residents of the illegal outpost of Evyatar isn’t a compromise, but a harbinger of victory for the latter. The early days of the Bennett-Lapid government are thereby proving once again what has long been known – settler leaders are the country’s most powerful pressure group.

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