The Likud and Hammas: Bedfellows

Meshaal’s inflammatory speech  was just what Netanyahu needs to guarantee his reelection as well as what Meshaal needs to maintain his popularity in the face of the UN vote which has revived the political fortune of Mahmoud Abbas. Hamas and the Likud-Israel Beiteinu coalition are truly bedfellows who need each other to survive and they are perfectly […]

Almost Everyone Wins in Gaza

The Ceasefire in Gaza seems now official and Hillary Clinton will get credit for it. Netanyahu got most of what he really wanted, namely, a better shot at his own reelection and a discovered check against Abbas and the PA, who are now seen as even more feckless in the eyes of the Palestinian people. […]