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        2/14/2014, Adar 14, 5774

      Expert: Netanyahu Can't Pull Off Another Disengagement

      Attorney Elyakim Haetzni, a former Knesset member and nationalist activist, told Arutz Sheva on Thursday that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu knows he will not be able to carry out another “Disengagement” in Judea and Samaria as former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon did in Gaza in 2005.

      "The Likud has already gone through one split where all the leftist elements quit, so the scenario of removing Naftali Bennett and replacing him with Labor’s Yitzchak Herzog is not realistic, because in that case Netanyahu will lose his own party,” said Haetzni. "Netanyahu is also well aware of the strength of the nationalist members within the Likud as well as of the strength the Jewish Home has with its 12 seats,” he added.

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