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As Coalition Falls, Netanyahu Threatens Israeli Democracy Again

Israel may soon be dragged onto a collision course with the Biden administration and the international community. At home, pessimism about the UAL's role in the coalition could stir national tensions

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel

The briefing that Prime Minister Naftali Bennett summoned political reporters to on Monday turned out to be a summation and farewell gathering. Next week Yair Lapid will hold the title of prime minister of the transition government, and Bennett will be the alternate premier and “Iran Portfolio Holder,” whatever that means. Bennett will complete a year and almost two weeks in office, more than the opposition projected, but of course much less than he hoped for.

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