The PM's mistaken priorities

For the first time in two years, Kadima is ahead of Likud in opinion polls and in a bid to increase his popularity, Netanyahu will take a bold diplomatic step. But the PM is failing to recognize what his constituents really want and why they elected him.

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March 8, 2011 17:47
The PM's mistaken priorities

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