In the End We're Left With Netanyahu

Most of Netanyahu’s energy in the last four years went to maintaining 'stability' and ensuring his reelection. Tuesday’s vote showed he was right: Despite his poor campaign and the blow to Likud, the foundations of his rule remain strong.

The elections are over, the votes have been counted, the banners folded away. Benjamin Netanyahu will continue as prime minister. His messages have changed slightly. During the campaign, Netanyahu wanted "a strong prime minister and a big party." Now he talks about "a broad and stable government." All the rest is as it was. It's the same Bibi, with the same worldview, the same experience and...