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Netanyahu has cast a powerful shadow over Israeli politics for the better part of a generation. That hold has now been weakened. Read more

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A guide to Israel’s election: what the results mean, and what happens next Read more

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The surprise new election shows just how unpredictable a legally cornered leader can be. Read more

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Netanyahu's tragical drama, decades in the making, could now end one of two ways.  Read more

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And there might be a lesson here for people in other nations hoping to unseat an authoritarian-minded leader in an upcoming election. Read more

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The president is dismantling the post-World War II measures meant to prevent another such catastrophe. Historical ignorance is his enabler. Read more

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The embattled prime minister wants voters to forget the occupation. Trump is lending a hand.  Read more

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So much for the democratic West. U.S. and Israeli foreign policy seeks to build an alliance of bigoted semi- and outright authoritarians. Read more

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The leading challenger to Netanyahu may be electable. But he's a Never Bibi rightist.  Read more

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With just three months to elections in Israel, the country needs to know if Benjamin Netanyahu will be charged.  Read more

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By allegedly subverting the free press, he showed why it is so essential. Read more

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Like Likud leaders before him, the Israeli prime minister thinks he can redesign the Middle East. Read more

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The more a leader stokes the hate, the less he can claim that he couldn't have imagined the results. Read more

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British Labour is a long way from being done with its anti-Semitism problem. Read more

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The Israeli prime minister’s Nation-State Law and its attack on a “model minority” has created a storm of protest, even among moderates. Read more

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His new Nation State Law fits his friendship with the new autocrats. Read more

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You can't help wondering if Netanyahu's right-wing critics understand their role in creating him.  Read more

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It takes more than corruption to change voters' minds. But you knew that.  Read more

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Like his Republican friends, Netanyahu is stained by his embrace of Trump. Read more

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