“The prime minister of Israel is being investigated for corruption. His cabinet is crumbling. And he’s not going anywhere”

NEW YORK TIMES
The Invincible Benjamin Netanyahu
by Anshel Pfeffer
December 7, 2018

…What makes Mr. Netanyahu so different? In nearly a decade back in power, he has delivered what had never seemed possible: a period of sustained economic growth, including, for the first time, a AA- international credit rating; flourishing ties with countries around the world (and, behind the scenes, new alliances with Arab governments); and, by Israeli standards, security. A third Intifada hasn’t broken out on his watch. Israel found itself fighting on the ground in Gaza only once, for a 50-day period in the summer of 2014. And the shadow war with Iran in Syria has not boiled over. READ MORE

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