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Israel – FM Yair Lapid: A Shepherd Without a Herd (BESA Center)

Israeli FM Yair Lapid, image via Wikimedia Commons

In these early days of the new Israeli government, FM Yair Lapid is already trying to achieve a new turning point in the country’s foreign policy. One wonders whether he conducted any professional staff work before publicly outlining his progressive agenda. The fact that PM Naftali Bennett has been silent on this matter seems to indicate a serious problem in the country’s political culture. Bennett would do well to heed David Ben-Gurion’s credo that “an Israeli prime minister must also be his own foreign minister.”

FM Yair Lapid: A Shepherd Without a Herd (besacenter.org)