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“‘They cannot continue down this road,’ Joe Biden told reporters. Mr Netanyahu later tweeted that Israel would make its own decisions, ‘not based on pressures from abroad.'” This rift between allies Biden and Netanyahu is a reminder that the key struggle of our time—Democracy vs Authoritarianism—doesn’t necessarily stop at borders. The fight Netanyahu has with Biden is the same one he has with millions of Israelis who took to the streets to stop his judicial overhaul. This fight is as much within nations as between them.

+ Related: “Alarmed over young people increasingly proving to be a force for Democrats at the ballot box, Republican lawmakers in a number of states have been trying to enact new obstacles to voting for college students.” Republicans Face Setbacks in Push to Tighten Voting Laws on College Campuses.

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