Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel has always sold himself as a peerless defender of his country. In the minds of many Israelis, he has become a kind of indispensable leader for the nation’s future.
Despite that image, Mr. Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, might soon be ousted from office.
What has given his rivals the momentum to try to topple him? And who might be his replacement?
Guest: David M. Halbfinger, who covered Israel, the occupied Palestinian territories and the Middle East as the Jerusalem bureau chief of The New York Times.
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