CAN BIBI SURVIVE?

NETANYAHU IS SPARED AN INDICTMENT IN AN INFLUENCE-PEDDLING SCANDAL, BUT HIS TROUBLES AREN'T OVER

In Israel, politics is often the continuation of war by other means. But in Benjamin Netanyahu, the country has a leader fated to ceaseless battle. Time and again in the short 11 months of his tenure, this Prime Minister has come out fighting in one controversy after another, many of his own making. While the rest of the world well knows his combative approach to the Middle East peace process, most of Netanyahu's workaday struggles are more personal and partisan--and just as politically costly. He has squabbled not just with peace advocates and Jewish settlers but also with his army commanders,...

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