For the third time in under a year, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeks reelection, and once again the Israeli leader is on the ropes.
After two inconclusive elections last year, opinion polls forecast another stalemate, a troubling scenario for Netanyahu who will go on trial on corruption charges two weeks after Monday’s vote.
This election campaign has been especially tumultuous. President Donald Trump launched his long-awaited Mideast plan, a proposal that heavily favored Israel and was seen as an election gift to Netanyahu. The Israeli leader, meanwhile, was forced to drop his bid for immunity from prosecution, and just this week, Israel read more >>>