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Netanyahu: Israel's master politician

Opponents of the prime minister admit that contrary to his image of being inclined to panic, he has survived serious coalition conflicts and has a chance to achieve something with his leadership.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem November 17, 2013. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Israel on Friday to discuss a proposed deal between world powers and Iran on the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme, Netanyahu said on Sunday. REUTERS/Dan Balilty/Pool (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) - RTX15GVA
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“Bibi [Benjamin Netanyahu] is a master politician. He doesn’t make mistakes.” This evaluation of the prime minister’s conduct was provided by a member of the mythical “farm forum” made up of confidants of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

The man had for years observed Netanyahu through the scope of a rifle. Netanyahu was the enemy, Ariel Sharon’s difficult rival for leadership of the Likud Party. Luckily for Sharon, Netanyahu never failed to fall into every trap on the political scene in those days.

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