Israel’s Master Contortionist Netanyahu Tests Political Limits

March 31, 2023

(Bloomberg) -- Benjamin Netanyahu’s ability to pull off political escape acts and outmaneuver rivals is a legend in Israel. It will also give Netanyahu and his Likud party time to recalculate after making crucial mistakes, a senior Likud official said. What’s Netanyahu’s Judicial Change? Waning PowerNetanyahu formed his government late last year by striking a deal with far-right and nationalist politicians from Israel’s political fringe. While coalition partners won’t be eager to give up power, “Netanyahu, the man that held them together because of his uncanny ability to build winning coalitions, has lost his magic,” he said.