Analysis || Netanyahu's coalition-building efforts are guided by suspicion and skepticism
Benjamin Netanyahu is trying, so far without success, to find a coalition recipe that will allow him to mix most of the Knesset ingredients into a stew fit for human consumption.
Six days into the coalition negotiations, none of the lead actors have a clue as to what Israel’s 33rd government will finally look like. And that includes Benjamin Netanyahu. He has a wish (some would say a pipe dream): to form a coalition with an enormous wingspan − incorporating Habayit Hayehudi on the right, the ultra-Orthodox parties, and Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid and Shaul Mofaz’s Kadima, all the way to...
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