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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Gantz Surrenders to Netanyahu
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
After rejecting Netanyahu's call for Likud-led unity government with him remaining prime minister for the next two years, Blue and White party leader Gantz accepted what Yesh Atid's Yair Lapid called "crawl(ing) into (his) government."
Former war minister Moshe Ya'alon accused Gantz of committing political suicide.
Representing the best chance to end Netanyahu's toxic tenure, he passed up his opportunity for a subordinate roll.
On Thursday, he agreed to unity government with Netanyahu remaining prime minister, Gantz to succeed him in September 2021.
He'll head the Netanyahu-led regime as Knesset speaker, elected to the post by its members.
He'll also may serve either as foreign or war minister. After vowing not to betray supporters, he yielded to a higher power who faces multiple criminal charges. See bel
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