Military op ends, election campaign begins

22.11.2012                      08.Kislew. 5773

Analyse:

Military op ends, election campaign begins

PM had a difficult tight rope to walk, so soon before elections.

In his statement to the nation Wednesday night announcing the acceptance of a cease-fire deal with Hamas in the south, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu effectively ended an eight-day military campaign and began an election one.
And the words he chose to tell the nation that the fighting with Hamas has – at least temporarily – ended, also foreshadowed what will be the theme of his campaign: providing security while retaining international support and avoiding an all out war….