Near East Policycast

Israeli Elections with David Makovsky



What is going on in Israeli politics? Two elections this year, both leaving no clear majority and a deadlocked parliament, a prime minister facing imminent criminal indictment, Israeli Arab leaders hinting at a willingness to join a Zionist government, and the clock ticking down to a possible third election - Israel expert and author David Makovsky explains who's who in Israeli politics, what each party and leader wants, and why repeated rounds of voting keep producing political deadlock for one of America's most vital allies. Near East PolicyCast: Conversations on Middle East issues from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.