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Washington Institute’s Makovsky: Biden & Bennett prefer to keep disagreements discrete 
On Israel with Ben Caspit, an Al-Monitor podcastOn Israel with Ben Caspit, an Al-Monitor podcast
Washington Institute’s Makovsky: Biden & Bennett prefer to keep disagreements discrete Washington Institute’s Makovsky: Biden & Bennett prefer to keep disagreements discrete
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Ben Caspit hosts this week on his podcast David Makovsky, the Ziegler distinguished fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Commenting on recent signs of tensions between Washington and Jerusalem on the Palestinian issue and other topics, Makovsky says that “We have a situation where both President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett have an understanding, to try to maintain a public sense of harmony and avoid airing dirty laundry in public. An understanding on both sides to keep disagreements private.” Makovsky further notes that while rooting for the Bennett-led government and hailing its success in passing Israel’s state budget, the US administration is now concerned it could take moves it could not have taken otherwise. 
Links:
-Disagreement between Bennett, Biden escalates - Al-Monitor
-Israel's Bennett works to boost ties with Biden administration - Al-Monitor
-Biden-Bennett talks covered Iran, Palestinian economy, evictions - Al-Monitor
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