The Fate of Benjamin Netanyahu and the Future of the Israel

March 11 2019

With national elections scheduled for April 9, the attorney general pursuing an indictment against the prime minister on charges of corruption, and the Trump administration planning to unveil its long-awaited peace plan, Israeli politics seem very much in flux. Added to this mix are concerns that support for Israel is ceasing to be a subject of bipartisan consensus in the U.S. Douglas Feith and Aaron David Miller discuss these issues and others in conversation with Brian Hanson. (Audio, 43 minutes.)

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The U.S. Peace Plan May Finally Bring about a Palestinian State

Among those most fervently opposed to Israel applying its sovereignty to Jewish areas of the West Bank are members of the hard right, many of whom live in the affected areas. They do so because, under the Trump administration proposal, the extension of sovereignty makes possible the creation of a Palestinian state in the remainder of the territory. Haviv Rettig Gur comments on this irony:

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More about: Annexation, Israel & Zionism