In an interview with Israel’s Channel 2 this weekend, Bibi Netanyahu made his case for being re-elected, noting that strong electoral support for his Likud Party would help him defend Israel both diplomatically and militarily.
“On Election Day Israeli citizens will send a message, not only domestically but also to the international community,” he said.
“Do you know who will be paying attention to the election results?” Netanyahu asked. “[Iranian President Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad, [Hezbollah leader Hassan] Nasrallah [and Hamas chief Khaled] Mashaal, they’ll wait for polls to close and for results to be publicized. And they’ll want to know if the prime minister was strengthened or weakened.” Read more here.