Lieberman, Israel’s belligerent nightclub bouncer who tore the mask off ‘Beautiful Israel’
Politically, Netanyahu and his narrow coalition was about to accomplish a Turkish-Israeli compromise to warm up relations with Turkey after sever intensions. The sudden invitation to Lieberman, however, most likely blows away previous efforts and agreements.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s most imminent and urgent priority was to stay in power and maintain his government by forming an alliance with the devil (Avigdor Lieberman) himself. Over the past year, Yisrael Beitenu Chair Avigdor Lieberman was Netanyahu’s most rancorous, precarious and bellicose challenger; he once called Netanyahu “a liar and crook.”