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Netanyahu attacks US over Israel-Lebanon maritime border deal

In his efforts to win the Nov. 1 elections, opposition head Benjamin Netanyahu is willing to torpedo the American-mediated agreement between Israel and Lebanon on maritime border demarcation and to attack the Biden administration.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to speak at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California, March 5, 2014.

Less than a month before the most crucial elections of his life, Israel’s former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be going off the deep end as he accelerates his comeback bid. The latest manifestation of his seeming loss of control was a broadside he directed at the Biden administration.

With US-mediated negotiations over the Israel-Lebanon economic waters dispute apparently nearing resolution, Netanyahu is accusing his rival, caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid, of surrendering to Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah and of holding a closeout sale of Israel’s natural gas reservoirs to the group.

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