Sunday, May 19, 2024


Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn in Dec. 29 for a sixth time as Israel’s prime minister, in a right-wing coalition in which his Likud Party is the most moderate member. Once-fringe, far-right politicians are now a key part of the government. Though Netanyahu has pledged to rein in extremism, there are risks that the new government’s actions will deepen tensions with Palestinians, erode Israel’s democracy, and…

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