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In Israeli election, former defense minister Liberman could emerge as kingmaker, deciding Netanyahu’s fate – The Washington Post

RISHPON, Israel — Israel is headed to another watershed election next week, but the most decisive vote may be the one cast in the days immediately afterward — by a tough-talking, ­barrel-chested frenemy of embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Avigdor Liberman, a hawkish former defense minister, blocked his erstwhile ally …