Netanyahu Unhinged: Uneasy Coalition Taking Its Toll on PM, Political Observers Say

Colleagues of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can't recall a time when he has been more despondent about Israel's situation in the Middle East. One thing is for sure: He can't count on his coalition partners to lighten the mood.

In the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee meeting on Monday morning, the prime minister asked for a cup of coffee. He meant espresso. The...