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Raviv Drucker

Raviv Drucker

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What the Day After Netanyahu Might Look Like in Israeli Politics

Analyses of the election polls generally focus on whether Benjamin Netanyahu will or will not be reelected as prime minister. According to most, he...

03.07.2024 20

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Raviv Drucker

An All-out War in Lebanon Could Only Spell One Thing for Israel – Total Defeat

During the first eight months of the war, Israel's decision makers had no real intention of getting involved in a ground war in Lebanon. They made...

26.06.2024 70

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Netanyahu Wants to Return the Hostages but Not at the Cost of Losing Power

Hamas has learned to play Israeli politics – to issue statements suggesting a positive reply, that any moment now there'll be a deal, that they...

09.05.2024 80

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Hamas Hardened Its Position. We Should Still Say 'Yes' to a Deal

We're back in our comfort zone. "Hamas is to blame," "Hamas rejected the offer." At least that's what a "diplomatic source" said in a briefing. It's...

22.04.2024 30

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Israel's Leaders Must Come Clean About Hezbollah's Threat in the North

It's hard to count all the threats that the prime minister, the defense minister and the army brass have made against Hezbollah during the current...

08.04.2024 10

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Raviv Drucker

The Indefensible Actions of the Only Arab Judge on Israel's Supreme Court

The most natural thing for me would've been to defend Supreme Court Justice Khaled Kabub. He is the only Arab justice in Israel's Supreme Court, who...

28.03.2024 10

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It Would Be a Crime for Israel to Throw a Hostage Deal in the Trash

Hamas' most problematic demand concerning the hostage deal is for the organization to have full control over which "heavy" Palestinian prisoners are...

20.03.2024 20

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Raviv Drucker

It's Time for Israel's Leaders to Resign From Office. All of Them

They must announce when they're going home. All of them. The Israel Defense Force's chief of staff, the Shin Ben security service director, the head...

19.03.2024 50

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Raviv Drucker

Netanyahu in a Corner: The War Cabinet Wants a Hostage Deal

During the last month or two of the ground offensive, the word "dragging" has popped up again. People in the military are appalled: Stop saying...

11.03.2024 10

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Raviv Drucker

Israel Must Get the Hostages Freed and Leave Gaza. But Netanyahu Isn't Going There

The time has come to end the current phase of the war in Gaza – and withdraw from the Strip gradually in stages. That wouldn't mean surrender or...

23.02.2024 10

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Raviv Drucker

Postbellum Protests Will Drive Netanyahu and His Flunkeys From Power

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a great opportunity. It came at the worst possible moment, but a little common sense would have enabled him to...

13.02.2024 10

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Raviv Drucker

Israel May Not Destroy Hamas, but the Group Has Suffered the Worst Blow in Its History

At the end of the Second Lebanon War of 2006, an assault began on the three men who led that war. Politicians led by then-opposition leader Benjamin...

29.01.2024 10

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Raviv Drucker

As Netanyahu Abandons Our Hostages, I Long for a Bygone Era of Great Israeli Leaders

It takes a great deal of self-restraint not to use savage words to describe Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to cease the Hamas hostage release.

27.12.2023 20

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Israel's Defense Minister Is Aiming to Be Netanyahu's Successor

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant is convinced that if they had accepted his recommendation to attack Lebanon, it would have changed the face of the...

14.12.2023 50

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Raviv Drucker

Israeli Anger at the Red Cross Reflects Benny Gantz’s Political Problems

The war has turned the International Committee of the Red Cross into a vilified organization in Israel. Why has it not condemned Hamas? Why did it not...

07.12.2023 20

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