3/26/21 Kalmen Barkin on Israel’s Uncompromising Parliamentary Extremists

3/26/21 Kalmen Barkin on Israel’s Uncompromising Parliamentary Extremists

Kalmen Barkin fills Scott in on the political situation in Israel, a country that in his words is in complete political deadlock. Leading right wing figures like Prime Minister Netanyahu have had trouble forming clear ruling coalitions recently, in part because of their unwillingness to work at all with Palestinians. Barkin says that Netanyahu is also trying to find a way out of his power sharing agreement with Benny Gantz, which he agreed to in order to form a coalition in the last election. Because of all this deadlock, Israel is facing yet another round of elections.

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About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan , editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Arms. He’s conducted more than 5,700 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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