Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to deliver a speech on March 18, 2015. (Photo Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)

Why the Likud-GOP Alliance Hurts Israel

For a generation that is more globalized and connected than any in history, Mr. Netanyahu is the face of Israel. While no Israeli Prime Minister will ever be popular globally, and should not waste too much time in that foolish endeavor, Mr. Netanyahu has become a focal point for worldwide anti-Israel sentiment. By aligning himself with the most visible right wing party in the world, Mr. Netanyahu may have helped himself get reelected, but has also strengthened the narrative that Israel is a reactionary political entity and may have done real damage to the Jewish state.

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