Why Ehud Barak Thinks Biden Will Be 'Great' for Israel – and Better Than Trump on China

Former prime minister voices optimism about a Biden presidency and predicts the restoration of U.S. leadership on the world stage. He also calls Secretary of State nominee Blinken ‘a great friend of Israel’

Allison Kaplan Sommer
Allison Kaplan Sommer
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It comes as no surprise that former Prime Minister Ehud Barak is celebrating the election of Joe Biden as U.S. president and the imminent conclusion of the Trump administration. Trump, after all, has been the darling of Israel’s settler movement and enjoyed a warm and symbiotic relationship with Barak’s political nemesis of recent years, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.