Netanyahu’s Existential Threat to Israel

Jakub Ferencik
10 min readApr 25, 2024

The past six months have revealed vast inconsistencies in US foreign policy toward Israel and the failures of maximalist security guarantees against terrorism.

In its fight against terrorism — a fight that is justified, although our methods differ — Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and his war cabinet of right-wing extremists have endangered Israel’s existence as a state.

The security failures of October 7 alone, with Netanyahu’s choice to station IDF forces in the West Bank, rather than at the Gaza Strip, reveal extensive…

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Jakub Ferencik

Journalist in Prague | Author of “Up in the Air,” “Beyond Reason,” & "Surprised by Uncertainty" on AMAZON | MA McGill Uni | 750+ articles with 1+ mil. views