January 15, 2014

Israel in Search of a Leader

Ben Caspit, Al Monitor

The Associated Press

The Israeli public has no appreciation or regard for Netanyahu. They don’t like him, yet are aware of the reality that there isn’t anybody else. Bibi remains alone in Israel’s political ring, and this has been the case for quite some time. And in light of the current state of affairs, it may take quite a while for the situation to change. Consider the following: Although Israel’s prime minister is a lame duck, there’s nobody really threatening his position. His approval ratings are low as is trust in him. Notwithstanding, there is no other contender poised to replace him.

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TAGGED: Moshe Ya'alon, Ariel Sharon, Middle East, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel

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