Netanyahu’s Most Anti-Palestinian Government Yet

Netanyahu’s Most Anti-Palestinian Government Yet

Benjamin Netanyahu has been sworn in for his sixth term as prime minister of Israel. While his prior tenures resulted in the commission of war crimes against the Palestinian people, Netanyahu’s new regime promises to be the most right-wing and religiously conservative in Israel’s history. Netanyahu won reelection despite facing criminal charges for bribery, fraud…

Palestinians Can Only Dream of Justice at the ICC as Netanyahu Can’t Wait to Start a War in Gaza

Palestinians Can Only Dream of Justice at the ICC as Netanyahu Can’t Wait to Start a War in Gaza

One wonders how long we have to wait in 2023 before a new intifada begins, orchestrated entirely by the Israeli government’s dirty work. Is there anything quite so vomit-inducing than Israel’s new government with Benjamin Netanyahu at its helm? Barely days in office and he’s already frothing at the mouth like a sick dog looking…

With Eye on Iran, Netanyahu Wades into Ukraine war

With Eye on Iran, Netanyahu Wades into Ukraine war

In his second coming as Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu has hit the ground running. The international climate in which he skilfully operated for close to 15 years in two stints as prime minister has changed beyond recognition. Netanyahu’s foreign policy legacy has become listless — principally, the Abraham Accords and Israel’s hugely consequential relationship…

West’s Hypocrisy About Netanyahu Government

West’s Hypocrisy About Netanyahu Government

Even before the new Israeli government was officially sworn in on December 29, angry reactions began emerging, not only among Palestinians and other Middle Eastern governments, but also among Israel’s historic allies in the West. As early as November 2, top US officials conveyed to Axios that the Joe Biden Administration is “unlikely to engage…

Israel: How Netanyahu Handed Ben-Gvir the Gun to Start an Annexation War

Israel: How Netanyahu Handed Ben-Gvir the Gun to Start an Annexation War

Faced with criticism on whether the United States should trumpet its “unbreakable bond” with an incoming Israeli government headed by fascist parties, lawbreakers and homophobes, the Biden administration has squirmed. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken observed defensively this month that Washington would “gauge the government by the policies and procedures, rather than individual personalities”. What…

Netanyahu’s Return to Power Will Further Complicate Israeli-US Relations

Netanyahu’s Return to Power Will Further Complicate Israeli-US Relations

Neither Bennett nor Lapid betrayed Israel’s national interests vis a vis Russia despite their ideological alignment with Biden and their country’s status as one of America’s top allies so it’s to be expected that ideologically misaligned Bibi will take this policy trajectory as far as possible. His close friendship with Putin is also of course…