Akiva Eldar is an Israeli author and was formerly an editorial writer and columnist for Haaretz.
Netanyahu’s downfall might mark the rise of another Israeli leader, even more right-wing than him.
Israel’s new national emergency government was established not to defeat COVID-19, but to keep Netanyahu out of prison.
Trump’s plan is meant to boost Netanyahu’s electoral fortunes and help keep him out of jail. But it can all backfire.
The Israeli prime minister has managed to deploy the same old tricks every time his re-election has been threatened.
But Trump is the first one that is doing so without any consideration for the prospects of peace.