Reactions to Netanyahu's win: Friend and foe both chime in (+video)

March 19, 2015 12:22 AM

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One of the factors resulting in the race’s turnaround was Netanyahu’s last ditch efforts to swing hard right in the last days leading up to the election. While this approach may have landed the victor with his fourth term as prime minister, both supporters and opponents wonder how this will affect the country.

Netanyahu's opponents are critical of his domestic agenda, claiming that his efforts are focused solely on national security rather than on the bread-and-butter politics that affect Israelis’ standard of living. Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein of the Likud party expressed his dissatisfaction w...

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