Many Israelis Want Netanyahu Out. But There Is No Simple Path to Do It.

February 05, 2024

But Mr. Netanyahu, 74, known everywhere as “Bibi,” has been a remarkable dancer through the complicated choreography of Israeli politics, having survived many previous predictions of his downfall. “But there is no way to force him to resign.”So how might Mr. Netanyahu leave office before then? Path 1: His Coalition CollapsesThe simplest route to ousting Mr. Netanyahu is for his coalition to fall apart. Mr. Netanyahu leads the Likud party, which won 32 seats in November 2022, the most of any party. Their combined 13 seats keep Mr. Netanyahu in power, while they act as a kind of far-right opposition within the government itself.