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Netanyahu delays plan to overhaul judiciary, but ‘he could be toppled.’ Northeastern expert reacts to situation in Israel

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Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, is facing an uncertain political future amid widespread protests across the Middle Eastern country in response to a now-paused plan to overhaul the judiciary, a Northeastern political scientist says.  

“He could be toppled,” says Max Abrahms, associate professor of political science and an expert in international security.

On Sunday, in what many commentators have suggested was a “fatal mistake,” Netanyahu fired his defense minister, Yoav Gallant, for urging that he pause the government’s controversial plan to transform the judiciary into a de facto arm of Netanyahu’s governing coalition.

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