A determined dreamer may hope for all these forces to unite and take power away from Netanyahu, in accordance with Helmut von Moltke's famous military maxim: "March separately, fight jointly." However, I would not bet on it. The chances in Sheldon Adelson's Macao casino look better.
SO WHAT will it be, come next spring? Obama with Netanyahu, Romney with Netanyahu, either of them with somebody else?
As the hackneyed phrase goes: "Time will tell."
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Uri Avnery is a longtime Israeli peace activist. Since 1948 has advocated the setting up of a Palestinian state alongside Israel. In 1974, Uri Avnery was the first Israeli to establish contact with PLO leadership. In 1982 he was the first Israeli ever to meet Yassir Arafat, after crossing the lines in besieged Beirut. He served three terms in the Israeli (more...
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