“Likud supporters think that any government Gantz leads would be more likely to make the same blunders that Barak and Olmert made in the course of formulating generous peace offers”

Gantz sends a message to American liberals, but are they listening?
by Jonathan Tobin
January 22, 2020

…But if he has any hope of breaking the stalemate that has left Israel without a governing coalition for more than a year, [Benny] Gantz is going to have to convince more centrist voters that he can be trusted with the nation’s security. That’s why he made a campaign pledge this week designed to win over voters who have supported Netanyahu, but might shock the majority of American Jews who hold negative views of the prime minister. Rather than promising to work for a two-state solution, Gantz proposed something that the Palestinians say would make such a deal impossible: annexation of the Jordan Valley. READ MORE

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