Just as young voters in America don’t know a US without Obama, many Israeli young people don’t know an Israel without Netanyahu.
“To the Palestinian public…the nuances between the two mainstream candidates, Bibi and Gantz, are largely irrelevant.”
Gantz’s Blue and White party played down the report and suggested it had been deliberately leaked.
Yair Lapid and Benny Gantz, two popular centrist candidates, agreed to a merger after marathon, all-night talks.
Netanyahu has broad public support, but a recent poll suggests that Benny Gantz could pose a serious challenge in the next election.
Shin Bet and the Mossad are embroiled in a heated dispute over their respective intelligence gathering responsibilities. Who’s supposed to keep an eye on Gaza?
Netanyahu is reported to be stalling the nomination of Israel’s next IDF chief. His reasons are a topic of hot speculation — but J.J. Goldberg says the facts speak for themselves.
A furious war of words has erupted between IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz and Shin Bet director Yoram Cohen over the question: Did Hamas plan a war or stumble into it?
In what may be the largest-ever joint protest by senior Israeli security personnel, 106 IDF ex-generals and spy chiefs signed a letter urging Netanyahu to ‘initiate a diplomatic process.’
Benjamin Netanyahu wants a ceasefire soon in Gaza, as does the IDF. But J.J. Goldberg reports the Israeli right wing wants to keep on fighting — and so does Hamas.