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Time Profiles a World Class Thug

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Israelis watch and wait. At best, they express luke warm support. Haaretz contributor Bradley Burston says they're "exhausted by war, graft, bureaucracy, failed ideologies, the compendium of false promises," and major unaddressed issues.

For years, thousands of Israelis voted with their feet and left. Many others consider going for good reason. Like America, Israel increasingly isn't fit to live in. For Arabs it's hell. For Jews, promised land illusions vanished long ago.

Netanyahu ignores public needs. War is prioritized. Removing a nonexistent Iranian threat is planned. He'll risk a potential holocaust for Israeli hegemony and personal ambitions. That elevates rogue status to a higher level.

Is there reason to think he wants peace with Palestinians? He favors hardline persecution instead. He threatens war on Gaza. Another potential Lebanon conflict looms. He's involved with Western-generated insurgent violence in Syria.

He's a regional menace. Yet he had the effrontery to tell Time that Palestinians "will never have a better partner than me....I can make (peace) happen and make it stick."

His agenda excludes peace in our time. He deplores it like US administration and congressional hawks, as well Knesset hardliners.

Like Obama, Netanyahu's a war criminal multiple times over. Peace isn't on his mind. Neither is compromise. He spurns democratic values and rule of law principles. He practices state terror. He's more rogue than statesman. He's a destroyer, not builder or visionary. 

In June 1996, after being elected prime minister for the first time, Time's cover story headlined "Can He Make Peace?" 

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