What does Netanyahu’s indictment mean for Israel?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Gali Tibbon/Pool - RC1FB1C1B820

Israel is “entering uncharted territory,” with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing indictment and Israel’s political parties unable to form a governing coalition following a second election cycle in September. Natan Sachs, fellow and director of the Center for Middle East Policy, examines what the criminal charges will mean politically for both Netanyahu and Likud, and the ramifications of the U.S. announcement regarding the legality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

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