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Benjamin Netanyahu: What Drives Israel’s PM

A look at the Prime Minister's new biography and what it tells us about Israel's longest serving leader and his ideology.
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Photo: Alan Santos/PR Wikimedia Commons
Dr. Micah Goodman is a Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Micah was named by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in 2017 and by Liberal Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Israelis in 2019. He is the author of six best-selling books. His first three books – Moses’s Final Speech, The Dream of the Kuzari, and The Secrets of the

“In his new book, Bibi: My Story, Benjamin Netanyahu provides a detailed exploration of how throughout the Obama administration, he worked fervently to thwart the creation of an independent Palestinian state….Doubly cautious behavior – refraining from both military and diplomatic activity – is typical of Netanyahu’s behavior throughout his political career. His double caution led to disappointment for those who believed in the power of diplomatic agreements to heal reality, as well as for those who believed in the power of military operations to achieve this healing.”

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