The End of Policy Substance in Israel Politics

Two prominent political developments in Israel received a lot of attention over the past two weeks given their importance for the potential formation of the next government.

“Two prominent political developments in Israel received a lot of attention over the past two weeks given their importance for the potential formation of the next government. The first was the results of the Likud primary, which determined the pecking order for the Likud election list and thereby the MKs who are going to make up Binyamin Netanyahu’s Knesset faction. The second was the announcement that former IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot was joining Benny Gantz and Gideon Sa’ar, and that their parties—formerly known as Blue and White and New Hope—would now be united under the banner of HaMachaneh HaMamlachti, loosely translated as the Stately Camp but using the English moniker National Unity Party.”

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