Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 8 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
OpEdNews Op Eds    H3'ed 6/26/16

The Second Coming?

By       (Page 4 of 4 pages) Become a premium member to see this article and all articles as one long page. (View How Many People Read This)   No comments
Author 2267
Message Uri Avnery
Become a Fan
  (33 fans)

Barak is a highly intelligent person. He has far more (self-acquired) historical knowledge that usual in Israel's leading circles. He has a social conscience. In short, he is no Netanyahu.

Not to be a Netanyahu is more than half of the requirements for a new Prime Minister. And if Barak is the sole credible candidate around, he is by definition the best one.

The Germans say "When he is hungry, the devil eats flies." Even people who dislike Barak intensely would welcome him as a savior from Netanyahu.

In Hebrew, Barak means "lightning" (unlike Barack in Arabic, which derives from "blessing"). Lightning is the split-second flash that illuminates the darkness. Did this split-second reveal a new Ehud Barak?

In short: is the Second Coming of Barak possible? My answer is yes.

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Uri Avnery Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

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 (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

"Stupid and Mean and Brutal"

A Flash of Lightning

Israeli Idiocracy

Spitting In The Face of Obama

The Tone and the Music; Reaction to Obama's Cairo Speech

The Grand Default

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: