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An unprecedented new governing coalition has formed in Israel. What comes next?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara react to his supporters during an event by his Likud Party.

A broad coalition is coming together to form a new government in Israel, which means Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year run as prime minister may be nearing its end. Natan Sachs, director of the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings, explains how this coalition was created and whether it will represent a major break from the Netanyahu era.

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