69 million page views

Issues Facing Israeli President Herzog in Forming Decidedly Conservative Government While Facing Democractic Inconsistencies

Reader comment on item: About Those Billboards in Israel ...

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Nov 10, 2022 at 11:44

The appearance of new confronational aspects of forming Israel's next government now appear to recall that in the variable political postures of the previous Knessets, the minority voices seemed to have had some effect in not letting the majority implement certain policies that did not apppear to serve Israel in general. There was no apparent commonality of goals and the factious nature of the previous sessions of the Knesset was found in evidence that the more compelling issues could not be addressed either.
Israel's major issues, internationally interjected and debated and unceremoniously placed in direct conflict to allowing Israel to govern itself in the best way that can be beneficial to all its citizens, are further complicated in that the international community thinks it can control Israel's destiny, doing so the satisfaction of her enemies. Which of Israel's antagonists would allow the same interference in thier own affairs: Russia, China, North Korea, Syria, Turkiye, et al: ummm, don't think so. And yet they do, complicit with Israel's enemies within.
There was an alliance between the previous administrations of the United States, but this has been compromised (even in spite of the four years with the 45th American Administration's friendship) and no the impractical 'Two State' solution is being floated to pacify and placate the unstable 'Palestinian Authority's' continued attempts to keep Israel off balance and susceptable to even greater attempts to overthrow the nation. This poses the question: does the next government have the sense to be stronger in governance and not let the interior enemies dictate a softer 'democratic' approach to defending the state from all comers.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Issues Facing Israeli President Herzog in Forming Decidedly Conservative Government While Facing Democractic Inconsistencies by M Tovey

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2022 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)