Akiva Eldar

Akiva Eldar

Akiva Eldar is an Israeli analyst.

Middle East

How COVID-19 saved Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu owes his seat to a virus.

How COVID-19 saved Netanyahu

Israel

The 'deal of the century' or the 'bluff of the millennium'?

Trump's plan is meant to boost Netanyahu's electoral fortunes and help keep him out of jail. But it can all backfire.

The 'deal of the century' or the 'bluff of the millennium'?

Benjamin Netanyahu

Magician or con artist: Why does Netanyahu keep winning?

The Israeli prime minister has managed to deploy the same old tricks every time his re-election has been threatened.

Magician or con artist: Why does Netanyahu keep winning?

Benjamin Netanyahu

US presidents have always meddled in Israel's elections

But Trump is the first one that is doing so without any consideration for the prospects of peace.

US presidents have always meddled in Israel's elections

Elections

Whoever wins Israel's election, result will be more of the same

Benny Gantz's new centre-left alliance is unlikely to be the game-changer Israeli and Palestinian people need so badly.

Whoever wins Israel's election, result will be more of the same