What matters now to Haviv Rettig Gur? Is Netanyahu an obstacle to victory?

22 March 2024

In his US Senate floor speech last week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called for new Israeli elections as the war winds down . He branded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as one of four obstacles to peace along with Hamas, the Israeli far-right and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . As Netanyahu increasingly becomes a partisan issue, the prime minister is also increasingly the face of all that US Jews detest in how Israel is prosecuting the war