The Coronavirus Crisis May Assure Netanyahu’s Survival | ACW

… the coronavirus had infected over 9,200 Israelis and killed 65. While the COVID-19 disease caused by the virus has brought the world to a standstill, it may well have provided a political lifeline to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose career in Israeli politics was thought to be on its deathbed following accusations of corruption and influence peddling. His main rival, former Chief of Staff Benjamin Gantz, appears to have decided to join him in a national unity government, although the negotiations over its formation regularly experience breakdowns and setbacks born out of purely political calculations.
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