People are taking to the streets, former allies are denouncing him, and Israel’s credit rating is threatened. It’s a lot to put a country through just to stay out of jail.
A ban of Palestinian flags, the withholding of Palestinian tax revenues and a travel ban on the Palestinian foreign minister mark just some of Israel’s new hard line polices.
Critics of Benjamin Netanyahu say reforms to limit the authority of the supreme court will grant his coalition absolute power and overturn Israel’s constitutional rule.
The most extreme right-wing government in the country’s history is right at home among American conservatives.
Netanyahu has signed up to a host of crazy demands in an increasingly desperate bid to return to power with the support of radical right-wing coalition partners.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s return to power is a boon for bigots, bad for established norms, and part of a pivot away from the U.S.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s embrace of dangerous far-right extremists may create a crisis with its most important friend.