Implications of Israeli Elections

April 19, 2019
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Despite facing indictment on corruption charges and a strong challenge from a center-left coalition, Benjamin Netanyahu is heading toward an unprecedented fifth term as Israeli prime minister. David Makovsky, Director of the Project on Arab-Israel Relations at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen, Director of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Program at the U.S. Institute of Peace, analyze the outcome and implications of the recent parliamentary elections in Israel.