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www.theatlantic.com The Real Drama of Israel’s Election

Israel’s second election of 2019 managed to produce both high drama and anticlimax. The topline result: there is no clear winner. Neither the right-wing bloc led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, nor the center-left bloc led by former military Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, commanded a majority of the 120 seats in the 22nd Knesset. But although there was no clear winner, there was still a loser of…