April 16, 2014

Lead, Netanyahu, Lead

David Horovitz, Times of Israel

The Associated Press

A government that betrays its primary obligation, to protect its citizens, has no right to govern. The Netanyahu government lost that right when it sanctioned the phased program of prisoner releases.

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TAGGED: Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu


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