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Netanyahu`s re-election improved the changes of a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians

Benjamin Netanyahu is set to be Israel`s longest-serving prime minister despite ongoing probes and a tough election campaign against a former military chief. Netanyahu faced tough challenge from the military veteran Gantz, who has the security credentials prized by Israeli’s and a clean-hands image.

This referendum was all about Netanyahus character, as hes likely to be indicted on corruption charges later this year. But people in Israel voted for him because they don`t care about some cigars and a few packages. He is suspected of wrongfully accepting $264,000-worth of gifts, which prosecutors said included cigars and Champaign, from tycoons and dispensing favours in alleged bids for improved coverage by an Israeli newspaper and a website.

Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit intends to charge Netanyahu in three craft cases, but Netanyahu claim he is innocent but will also stand down if convicted. Netanyahu is called «the magican» and «King Bibi», and he has previously said that the corruption probes were fabricated by opponents who can`t defeat him at the ballot box.

Netanyahu became the leader of Likud in 1993 and won the 1996 elections, becoming Israels yongest-ever Prime Minister, serving his first term from June 1996 to July 1999. He worked as a Finance Minister from 2003 to 2005 in Ariel Sharons governments.

Following the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, his temporary successor Shimon Peres decided to call early elections in order to give the government a mandate to advance the peace process. Netanyahu hired Republican political operative Arthur Finkelstein to run his campaign, and he became the youngest person in history of the position and the first Israeli Prime Minister to be born in the State of Israel.

Netanyahu`s victory over the pre-election favorite Shimon Peres surprised many. The main catalyst in the downfall of the latter was a wave of suicide bombings shortly before the elections, on 3 and 4 March 1996.

Palestinians carried out two suicide bombings, killing 32 Israelis, with Peres seemingly unable to stop the attacks. Unlike Peres, Netanyahu did not trust Yasser Arafat and conditioned any progress at the peace process on the Palestinian National Authority fulfilling its obligations, mainly fighting terrorism, and ran with the campaign slogan «Netanyahu – making a safe peace».

He engaged in a major reform of the Israeli economy, which was credited by commentators as having significantly improved Israels subsequent economic performance. During Netanyahus decade in power, Israel`s economy grew nearly 75 percent.

Netanyahu retook the Likud leadership in December 2005, after Sharon left to form a new party, Kadima. In December 2006, Netanyahu retook the Likud leadership in Opposition in the Knesset and Chairman of Likud.

Following the 2009 parliament election, in which Likud placed second and right-wing parties won a majority. He formed a coalition government. He won electoral victory in the 2013 elections for the third time, and in the 2015 elections for the fourth time, matching David Ben-Gurion for most premierships, and he is the only prime minister in Israel`s history to have been elected three times in a row.

This is a historic day for Israel, and one of the secret weapons in this election is the relationship with the U.S president Donald Trump who recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital and recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. He also delivered Netanyahu a jackpot when he was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal.

Netanyahus re-election improved the changes of a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. «Hes been a great ally and hes a friend. Id like to congratulate him on a well-thought-out race,» Trump said.

«I think well see some pretty good action in terms of peace,» Trump told reporters at the White house on Wednesday. «I never made a promise. But everyone said you cant have peace in the Middle East with Israel and the Palestinians. I think we have a chance,» Trump said.

Before the inauguration in 2017, Trump assigned his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to seek the «deal of the century» by coming up with a new Middle East peace plan. Pompeo has also said that they have some new and fresh and different ideas.

Kushner said a few weeks ago that the Trump administration will not release its peace plan prior to the election this week. He is working with Trump`s former personal lawyer Jason Greenblatt to present economic elements of the plan to wealthy Arab allies after series of meetings at the Munich Security Conference in Warsaw, Poland.

It would be great for Netanyahu if the peace plan is released before coalition formation because that can broaden his coalition. But he has said in the past that he will not divide Jerusalem, even if Palestinians say they want to establish their capital there as well. Jerusalem is a pivot point and that can also disrupt Natanyahu`s ability to hold together a coalition.

If Kushner can`t achieve Mideast peace, nobody can, Trump said.

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It will be vital that Mahmoud Abbas presents an alternative view of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

If President Donald Trump can make peace in the Middle East, I think he without doubt is the best negotiator in the World. Mr Trump is visiting Israel and Jerusalem today and he is the first sitting U.S president to visit the Western Wall.

Shinybull.com were streaming live from the meeting earlier today, and President Donald Trump met both President Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu who said quote: «It will not be simple, but for the first time in many years, and the first time in my lifetime, I see a real hope for change.»

 

 

Prime Minister of Israel Netanyahu also called Jerusalem the united and eternal capital of Israel and said Israel protects the holy sites of Judaism, Islam and Christianity.

Mr Trump is not the only one to try to help to bring stability in the Middle East, and this is a project that many different people around the world has been working on for decades. The last round of peace talks was led by former president Barack Obama and John Kerry, but as many times before, it all fell apart three years ago.

America is very pro-Israel and together they are very powerful with a lot of nuclear weapons. Netanyahu appreciated the American change in policy on Iran and he added: “We can hold back Irans march in this region and thwart Irans unbridled ambition.”

The main reason for the conflict is the Palestinians desire for an independent state in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, which is a land Israel “captured” in 1967. Both sides in this conflict is accusing the other of not being willing to negotiate in good faith.

It can be very difficult for both sides to make a one-nation solution. A two-state solution is imminent, but two systems for two people’s can be seen as apartheid and unending occupation for Palestinians. Mr Trump belive in a two-state solution and for the Palestinians, it will be vital that Abbas presents an alternative view of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Trump has tasked his son-in-law Jared Kushner with negotiating peace and longtime lawyer, Jason Greenblatt, to be his on-the-ground envoy.

President Donald Trump is convinced that the Mideast should no longer be riven by violence and that peace is within reach.

Next step in this peace project is Mr Trump`s meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday.

 

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It`s the President`s day in the United States of America, and Putin is the most Powerful man on this planet

Its the Presidents Day today. In the United States. Presidents Day is always celebrated on the third Monday of February. Today, it is Washingtons birthday which is a federal holiday, so congratulation to George Washington, USAs first president, despite the fact that George Washington was born on February 22.

George Washington was the first president of the United States of America, and his term as president was from 1789 to 1793. His second term was from 1793 to 1797. He played important roles in military, leading the American Continental Army to victory over the British in 1783.

A lot of things has happened since Washington was boss in the U.S. Last friday I wrote an article about the military that is planning to take over the U.S in 2030. President Eisenhower said in a speech in 1961 that he was concerned because of the democracy was declining just because of the political power of the military system. Eisenhower is not the only one to talk about it. Take a look at the video below.

 

 

President Donald Trump is also talking about it. He said in a speech in Florida on Saturday that the U.S military is failing in their wars. They failed in Iraq. They failed in Vietnam and so on. A CIA report also concluded that their top-secret strategy in Cuba, Angola, South Africa and Nicaragua has failed.

NATO has also changed from an European alliance to an organisation led by the Americans which has become very aggressive with a goal to dominate the world’s oil and gas industry, according to Noam Chomsky. Putin did not join NATO in the war in Libya, because he said it was illegal.

What we see now is chaos in the Middle East.

It`s not so easy to build a democracy and that is not something you usually do within a few days. The military ideology to build a new and better democracy in Iraq by the military system has also failed.

On top of all these problems in the Middle-East, Forbes Magazine has President Vladimir Putin on top of their list of the worlds most powerful people. The worlds most powerful person for four years running. President Donald Trump is in second place on the list.

In the video above, John F Kennedy said “we except full responsibility for our errors and we expect you to point them out when we missed them. Without debate. Without criticism. No administration and no country can succeed, and no Republican survive.”

«MANKIND MUST PUT AN END TO WAR OR WAR WILL PUT AN END TO MANKIND»

 

 

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