Former foreign minister Tzipi Livni on Tuesday promised to fight for the Israeli public, and expressed optimism that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could lose in the general elections.
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"Netanyahu lost yesterday in the Likud and he could lose in the general elections," she said, referencing the Likud's primary elections in which right-wing candidates beat out more moderate ones. "The Israeli people deserve better than a life in between rounds of violence. I decided to fight the political battle so that my son wouldn't have to fight (the military battle). I came to fight for the Israeli people. I came to fight for peace... I will fight for security - the kind that will allow the IDF to use its considerable might."