The future liberated and de-Zionised Palestine may look now as a fantasy, but unlike Fantasy Israel, it has the best chance to galvanize locally, regionally and globally every person with a modicum of decency.
Michael Barnett, Nathan Brown, Marc Lynch, and Shibley Telhami
Benjamin Netanyahu’s return to power with a narrow, extreme right-wing coalition has shattered even the illusion of a two-state solution. His government has not been shy: a Greater Israel in which law enshrines Jewish supremacy over all Palestinians
Israeli democracy is in danger, demonstrations include very few Palestinians. It’s not a movement for equal rights. It’s a movement to preserve the political system that existed before the coalition took power - to save liberal democracy for Jews.
Benjamin Netanyahu leads a new Israeli government, the most right-wing ever of all Israeli governments. What will happen next? Within months, perhaps a year, barely concealed settler militias will be running rampant against West Bank Palestinians.