Biden Is Weighing a Big Middle East Deal
For the hundreds of thousands of Israeli democracy defenders who tried to block Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s judicial coup on Monday, the stripping of the Israeli Supreme Court’s key powers to curb the executive branch surely feels like a stinging defeat. I get it, but don’t totally despair. Help may be on the way from talks between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
Yes, you read that right.
When I interviewed President Biden in the Oval Office last week, my column focused on his urging Netanyahu not to ram through the judicial...