David Glass

For Bibi, The Political Tightrope Grows More Taut

Reports that Obama hoping prime minister will have to include Livni in more centrist coalition.
03/17/2010 - 20:00
Israel Correspondent

Tel Aviv — Can Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a master tightrope walker — balance between the demands of an angry U.S. administration and the insistent right flank of his governing coalition?
 
Can he advance down the path of negotiations with the U.S. and Palestinians while continuing to hold fast to a coalition dominated by hardliners who are opposed to territorial concessions?
 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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