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Israels Indispensable Prime Minister?
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel faces indictment over an alleged scheme involving brazen acts of bribery and fraud. Why are so many Israelis ready to re-elect him? Guest: David M. Halbfinger, the Jerusalem bureau chief of The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.
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Can Benjamin Netanyahu be Defeated?
On April 9th, Israel will hold a general election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces several accusations of corruption, and seems sure to be indicted. The increasingly right-wing Likud Party, which has held power for a decade, faces strong opposition from the new centrist party Blue and White, which argues that Israel’s democracy has “lost its way,” and that Netanyahu’s government of “divide and conquer” must be stopped. Bernard Avishai joins Dorothy Wickenden from Jerusalem to discuss what to expect from Israeli politics in the weeks ahead, and what lessons the election holds for the United States.
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Netanyahu Holds Edge in Tight Election
A.M. Edition for April 10th: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in a position to fend off a strong election challenge by a former army chief after a hard-fought race. The Wall Street Journal's Felicia Schwartz has more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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