November 17, 2021

Arab world considers Bennett to be weak and uncharismatic, experts say

After more than a decade under Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel has a new prime minister: Naftali Bennett. Netanyahu’s years in power have been extremely significant for Israel’s relations with the Arab world. Most notably, with the aid of former US president Donald Trump, Netanyahu signed normalization agreements with four Arab and African countries, after more than two decades of stagnation between the sides.

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Bennett, head of the right-wing Yamina Party, has been a part of Israel’s political system for 15 years, but his regional and international presence has been relatively minor. Now, the Arab world, which has complicated relations with Israel, is crafting its image of Israel’s new premier.

The Qatari-based media giant Al Jazeera published an article about Bennett shortly after he was sworn in, calling him…

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