"Nobody really knows [Benjamin Netanyahu]. I've followed him for years as a journalist, and I really don't know who this man is. He might bring us to war or he might make peace with the Syrians. Maybe his fans are right; maybe Netanyahu will deliver. I haven't given up yet."
– Daniel Ben-Simon, a Labor Party member of the Knesset and therefore a member of Netanyahu's coalition government in a Monitor story about what drives the Israeli prime minister.