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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, D.C., on March 2, 2015. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, D.C., on March 2, 2015. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scrambling to meet a deadline today to form a coalition government or be forced to step down, weeks after winning re-election. The political crisis was triggered when Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman abruptly joined the opposition this week. Emily Harris, Jerusalem correspondent for NPR.

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This segment aired on May 6, 2015.

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