November 13, 2012

Did Bibi Back the Wrong Candidate?

Abraham Rabinovich, Global Post

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"Netanyahu gambled," read a recent headline in the Tel Aviv daily Yediot Achronot. "We will pay."

The article by political commentator Sima Kadmon was referring to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's alleged support of Mitt Romney in the US presidential race. Some Israelis fear payback will come from President Barack Obama now that he is safely ensconced in the White House for another four-year term.

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