How will political strife in Israel impact Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’?

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RC177EB586A0

Natan Sachs, director for Middle East Policy, discusses how recent events in Israeli politics, including corruption accusations against Prime Minister Netanyahu, a controversial ceasefire with Hamas, and the cancelled resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, will impact the upcoming Israeli elections and Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ for Middle East peace.

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