Many of the world’s most powerful and aspiring leaders are aging or elderly men. That’s a big problem.
Netanyahu looks to be back in power, but his new far-right coalition partners are likely to make his life difficult.
Israel’s longest serving and most politically resilient prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, returns to government with a new coalition, partnering with extreme-right parties. It could be his undoing.
Israel now faces a government that will contain far-right leaders who may weaken the role of the courts.
The Likud leader looks set to return as Israeli prime minister after a period of political instability in the country – and five elections in less than four years.
Former President Donald Trump is facing mounting criminal evidence against him and his attempt to overturn the 2020 election. Trump is also seeing GOP voters turning elsewhere.
Criminal charges against former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot could spark political consequences – not only for Trump, but for US democracy.
The political alliance between American evangelicals and Israel’s right wing may have peaked during the Trump administration.
Governed by a changeable body of ‘basic laws,’ Israel never settled basic questions like the rights of religious minorities. These destabilizing issues will continue to fester under a new government.
After 12 years in power, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s influence will last long beyond his time in office.
Famous for his political wizardry and clever coalition manoeuvres, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister ended up losing the trust of almost everyone in the political arena.
An unwritten rule in Israeli politics kept Arab political parties out of ruling government coalitions – until the latest election.
Israeli politics are entering a new chapter. Here’s what to expect from the coalition government forming to oust longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The new governing coalition will likely not further negotiations on a two-state solution. Would Palestinians consider a one-state solution instead?
Watching young Palestinian activists, I was impressed at how they kept their cool under pressure.
There seems to be no interest in reviving a peace process that has been effectively moribund since the Clinton administration in the late 1990s.
Being the seasoned and skilled politician he is, Netanyahu is certain to manoeuvre the changed political situation for his own benefit.
There are two splits in public opinion about the current Israel-Palestine violence, though everyone has the same set of facts. A cognitive psychologist explains how this can happen.
The conflict with Palestinians that has exploded again is a constant threat that even the most advanced weaponry can’t assuage.
Despite the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into potential war crimes dating back to 2014, legal accountability will likely remain elusive.