Avigdor Lieberman’s political bet against Prime Minister Netanyahu was as reckless and foolish as his military bet against Hamas. Both targets were stronger than he expected and in both cases he ended up exposed and weak.
Israeli Defense Minister’s Resignation not a “Victory” for Gaza but a Warning that the Worst is to Come
In the wake of Lieberman’s resignation the high probability of a Naftali Bennett-led Defense Ministry would unleash a new, even more brutal wave of extrajudicial murders of unarmed Palestinians, one that would deliberately target children.
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – A wave of instability now threatens Israel’s government following the sudden resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday. Lieberman announced that he was resigning in protest of a recently brokered ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, which has governed the Gaza Strip since