Here is the world’s strongest democracy, impeaching a president on grounds of incitement and lying. Why can’t this be done in Israel?
Alon Pinkas is a senior writer on Israeli and American politics for Haaretz. A former diplomat, he served as Israel's Consul General to New York and as a foreign policy adviser to multiple Foreign and Prime Ministers. .
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