Fear and loathing on the way to being the PM of Israel

Israeli journalist Anshel Pfeffer talks about how Netanyahu uses fear and loathing to win elections.

Arutz Sheva Staff, | updated: 18:00

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This past week, Binyamin Netanyahu secured his fifth term as prime minister of Israel despite facing a formidable challenger and a string of corruption charges.

Netanyahu has led Israel for so long that people there and abroad have come to view him as the very face of Israeli politics - as inevitable.

But Netanyahu’s rise was not inevitable at all. Israeli journalist Anshel Pfeffer looks back at Bibi’s first general election campaign in 1996.