Why the Anti-Netanyahu Protests in Israel Are Bound to Fail

July 23 2020

Almost every day, for several weeks running, large demonstrations have taken place in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv against Prime Minister Netanyahu’s alleged corruption, and calling for his removal from office. While the prime minister’s trial on corruption-related charges has already begun, and anecdotal evidence suggests that his support may be dwindling, Lahav Harkov argues that the protests are unlikely to accomplish anything:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli politics

 

How Israel Can Stand Up to a Belligerent Turkey

Sept. 25 2020

Under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara has become increasingly authoritarian, Islamist, and hostile toward Israel and the West more generally. The Turkish government has also indicated that it aspires to alter its maritime border with Greece, and even its border with Syria. Analyzing these changes, and what they term the country’s “bellicose foreign policy,” Efraim Inbar, Eran Lerman, and Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examine the implications for Israel, and how the Jewish state might best respond:

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More about: Israeli Security, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, U.S. Foreign policy