In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Mairav Zonszein lays out the stakes for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the direction of Israel’s domestic politics and foreign policy.
- Mairav Zonszein
What is this election about?
This election seems to be about one thing only: should Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be in or out?
More substantively, it is about whether the hybrid opposition to Netanyahu (spanning right to left) can muster enough votes to break a two-year stalemate and end his hegemony in…
Since 2019, Netanyahu, the…