“If Netanyahu stood down, Likud could elect a new leader in the hopefully forthcoming primaries, and swiftly form a national unity government with Blue & White, the majority of whose members already support their basic policies related to defense and the settler blocs”

Netanyahu – in the national interest, please step down now
by Isi Leibler
November 26, 2019

After the electoral impasse, I was one of the first of Prime Netanyahu’s long-term admirers and supporters to suggest that unless he made a deal with Benny Gantz, he would be well advised to retire now, or he would damage his illustrious career. Only six months ago, he was at the peak of his career and poised to make major progress with President Trump which could have set the foundations for a secure and prosperous Israel incorporating the major settlement blocs. Sadly, however, he has now been indicted – unjustly in my opinion – on three charges of breach of trust and bribery. READ MORE

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