Ideas. Action. Impact. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy The Washington Institute: Improving the Quality of U.S. Middle East Policy

Other Pages

Policy Analysis

Interviews and Presentations

Netanyahu Wins But How Will He Govern?

Robert Satloff

Also available in

March 18, 2015

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s poll-defying victory in the Israeli election all but guarantees him the right to lead the next Israeli government. As President Reuven Rivlin prepares to tap the party that will form the ruling coalition, Institute Executive Director Robert Satloff assesses the significance of the victory and discusses the possible coalition configurations that could indicate the premier’s positions on domestic and foreign affairs.