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Israel has angered its closest supporters

By Jennifer Rubin

01 Mar 2023 · 2 min read

Editor's Note

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government is accused of undermining Israel's democracy. The Post argues that this could alienate some of the countries closest allies.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's assault on the independence of Israel's judiciary has provoked mass demonstrations, dire warnings from the business community and words of caution from the Biden administration and pro-Israel members of Congress. This level of opposition is unusual. But it is mild compared with the angry response to mob violence in the West Bank.

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