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The UN—Israel’s best friend

The international body has restated what most Israelis want

By Jay Elwes  

Benjamin Netanyahu has dominated Israeli politics since the 1990s. Speak to people on the left in Israel and even those who detest their Prime Minister admit to grudging admiration for the man who has made “left wing” into a political insult. You will hear him called a “genius,” even by those that hate him.

The political equilibrium he has achieved has been an uneasy one. There has been no third intifada, but there has also…

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