May 07, 2015

Netanyahu's Problems With Obama, Iran and Palestinians Will Continue

Featuring Ilan Goldenberg

Source: U.S. News and World Report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fragile new government is the most right-leaning in Israeli history, giving the fringe parties outsize power and offering little hope of advancing the Israeli-Palestinian peace process or an improved relationship with the U.S.

The new government formed just under the deadline Wednesday after Netanyahu cobbled together a coalition of smaller and more-extreme political groups in order to gain a 61-seat majority in parliament. Thanks to the way Israel's parliamentary system works, the set up gives extremist parties outsize power.

Read the full article in U.S. News and World Report.


  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Former Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is the former Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expe...