Tag Archives: Likud

Israel’s Demographic Timebomb

Guardian- 14/01/2004 Israeli right-of-centre politics is today turned in on itself. The reason for this derives from the prominence in recent weeks given to proposals for unilateral disengagement by Israel from the Gaza Strip and the greater part of the … Continue reading

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Forget what you think you knew about Israel

Guardian- 29/03/2006 Welcome to the new Israeli politics. You will need to forget a large amount of what you thought you knew about Israel. The clash between Gush Emunim and Peace Now, between Labour and Likud, between the Whole Land … Continue reading

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Surface squabbles, underlying Unity

Guardian- 11/02/2009 With the final count nearly complete, it is now possible to draw some tentative conclusions regarding the 2009 Israeli elections. The coalition arithmetic remains painfully complex. It is impossible presently to predict with certainty what type of government … Continue reading

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Netanyahu at a midway Point

Global Politician- 04/10/2010 From 1996-2000, Benjamin Netanyahu served as prime minister of Israel. He was re-elected to the post in 2009. His second period of incumbency is taking place during a time of severe foreign policy challenges for the Jewish … Continue reading

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More United, Less Passionate

The Guardian- 25/03/2006 Three days now remain until the elections in Israel. The election campaign has been the most sedate in living memory. One may walk the main streets of the three main cities, and hardly be disturbed by activists, … Continue reading

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The 17th Knesset Elections, 2006

MERIA News Special Issue, Volume 10, Issue 3-10/04/2006 The 17th Knesset elections took place following a series of political events dramatic even by Israeli standards. The Gaza Disengagement Plan brought a new strategic concept of unilateralism to the forefront of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Israeli Politics

The Guardian- 29/03/2006 You will need to forget a large amount of what you thought you knew about Israel. The clash between Gush Emunim and Peace Now, between Labour and Likud, between the Whole Land of Israel and the New … Continue reading

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