Thursday June 4, 2020

Bibi: A ‘man of destiny’ whose legacy is a fractured Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu's ultimate legacy will not be a more secure nation, but a deeply fractured Israeli society living behind walls

29th April, 2018
Benjamin Netanyahu: a man supremely comfortable with power Pic: Getty

Biography: Bibi: The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu, By Anshel Pfeffer, Hurst, €23

Benjamin Netanyahu likes to get his retaliation in first. “This is Mr Pfeffer, who’s writing a book about me,” the Israeli prime minister recently declared at a meeting with senior editors from the Economist magazine. “He doesn’t know anything about me. It will be a cartoon.”

If Netanyahu ever gets...

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