Netanyahu may in any case have to enforce a settlement freeze to avoid this.
But in truth, such intervention helped topple Yitzhak Shamir in 1992 and Netanyahu himself in 1999.
Like Netanyahu, Abbas finds faces no strong political challengers.
The gap matters not only for deciphering Netanyahu's fuzzy math.
They would probably have refused, and yet Netanyahu would have had a comfortable majority of more than 70 MKs.
Tzipi Livni and The Movement party will contest Netanyahu this election.
But Netanyahu shows why we should be careful not to attribute too much cunning to those in power.
Hoping for a change in Netanyahu or even for Israeli unilateralism—whatever one might think of its merits—is misguided.
Actually, I'd like to get back to Netanyahu's view of what makes a country Jewish.
Since Netanyahu was discussing Iranian uranium enrichment, I mistook his chart for referencing these levels.