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In Israeli election, a nation votes, but one man could decide

In Israeli election, a nation votes, but one man could decide
Friday 13
18:0 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then-Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman attend a news conference in June 2016 in Tel Aviv. Liberman is emerging as a kingmaker in next week’s Israeli election. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images) — Israel is headed to another watershed election next week, but the most decisive vote may be the one cast in the days immediately afterward — by a tough-talking, barrel-chested frenemy of embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Avigdor Liberman, a hawkish former defense minister, blocked his erstwhile ally Netanyahu this spring from forming a governing coalition, sending Israel back to an unprecedented do-over election. Now, Liberman ...

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Summary: Former defense minister Avigdor Liberman could emerge as kingmaker, deciding Benjamin Netanyahu’s political fate.

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