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“The prime minister of Israel is being investigated for corruption. His cabinet is crumbling. And he’s not going anywhere”

NEW YORK TIMES The Invincible Benjamin Netanyahu by Anshel Pfeffer December 7, 2018 …What makes Mr. Netanyahu so different? In nearly a decade back in power, he has delivered what had never seemed possible: a period of sustained economic growth, … Continue reading

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“More and more people in Israel are recognizing that compromises and concessions have only led to more violence”

HAARETZ Pushing for an Israeli Victory Is the Only Way to End the Conflict with the Palestinians by Daniel Pipes December 2, 2018 From a practical political point of view, Avigdor Lieberman, Naftali Bennett, and their idea to take a … Continue reading

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“Hamas didn’t achieve a military victory. But toppling the defense minister is a kind of victory because it shows that Hamas can shake Jerusalem’s politics at the very top”

THE NATIONAL INTEREST How Hamas Brought Israel to the Brink of Election Chaos by Seth Frantzman November 16, 2018 Israel’s defense minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned on November 14 in the wake of a ceasefire agreement with Hamas in Gaza. His … Continue reading

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Lieberman resigns, last straw “apparently Netanyahu’s decision to agree to latest Egyptian-brokered cease-fire with Hamas”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Defense Minister Lieberman ‎resigns, urges early elections by Staff November 14, 2018 Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Lieberman ‎announced ‎Wednesday that he was resigning his position as defense minister and exiting the coalition. His resignation … Continue reading

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“Iran was closer to developing nuclear weapons than previously thought, according to a think tank report issued late Tuesday”

JERUSALEM POST Think Tank: Iran was closer to nukes than we thought by Yonah Jeremy Bob October 24, 2018 A report by the Institute for Science and International Security said that combining new information produced by the Mossad during its January … Continue reading

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“Amid speculation Muscat would take a greater role in Israel-Palestinian peace talks, analysts say it’s more likely Jerusalem using the Gulf nation to send a message to Tehran”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Does Iran lurk behind Netanyahu’s historic visit to Oman? by Staff October 26, 2018 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a surprise visit to Oman on Friday, boosting his claim to be leading Israel into a new era … Continue reading

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Trump, SWIFT and Iran

NEW YORK POST What Trump must do to stop Europe from end-running his Iran sanctions by Richard Goldberg September 26, 2018 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani this week refused to meet with President Trump at the United Nations. One of the big reasons: … Continue reading

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