Benjamin Netanyahu and the Curse of Success Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Benjamin Netanyahu and the Curse of Success

Love him or hate him, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister has been a force to be reckoned with

He is a leader both admired and criticized. For decades he has been in the political game, both at home and out in the world.  Israel’s most effective diplomat is able to speak convincingly, in English, before the UN General Assembly like no one else. Over two separate terms he has served as Israel’s prime minister for a combined 13 years. He has held the posts of Finance Minister, Defense Minister, and even did double-duty as Foreign Minister while serving as Prime Minister.  For longer than many can remember, he has steered Israel’s foreign policy. Like a tightrope-walker, he maintained…