WATCH: Trump, Like Netanyahu in 1996, Is Poised to Capitalize on Terrorism, Says Friedman

'After a series of suicide bombs, Peres goes from 80 percent in the polls to losing to Bibi Netanyahu. This is going to be part of this election and Trump has positioned himself perfectly,'says NYT's Thomas Friedman

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a caucus party in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 23, 2016.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a caucus party in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 23, 2016.Credit: AFP
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New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman: "Look he [Donald Trump] has positioned himself, imagine it is November 2nd this happens, I lived through that in Israel. I was reporting then, Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated, Shimon Peres takes over and decides to call new elections, but before he does, he takes out the chief engineer from Hamas, their bomb maker. Hamas responds with a series of suicide bombs and Peres goes from 80 percent in the polls to losing to Bibi Netanyahu. This is going to be part of this election and Trump has positioned himself perfectly."

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