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  • The rise of Avigdor Lieberman

    The rise of Avigdor Lieberman
    Israel is becoming a right-wing country. That is the most significant thing you need to know about Tuesday's election returns. In a sense, this is no surprise. Israel has been moving right for years. It was not until 1977 -- almost 30 years after the...
  • Israel's right turn

    Israel's right turn
    Change is not in the air in Israel. The public mood is as unyielding as Jerusalem stone after a three-week war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip and a national election campaign that focused more on conflict management than on conflict resolution. Voters...
  • The Mideast on rewind

    The Mideast on rewind
    It's beginning to look a lot like 1998 in the Middle East. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister from 1996 to 1999, has a shot at taking over again after a very close election Tuesday. In Iran, Mohammad Khatami, the country's president from 1997 to...
  • ISRAEL: Double talk to Syria, and tax benefits to Golan

     
    A previous post here discussed the recent exchange of threats between Israel and Syria and the chances of regional war. Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned Syrian President Bashar Assad that attacking Israel would cost him his regime....
  • ISRAEL: New peace campaign uses version of Israeli flag; not everyone's happy

     
    Tired of hearing only Avigdor Lieberman? It's time to sound another voice, says Peace Now, the veteran left-wing NGO. In a campaign timed for Israeli independence day starting Monday evening, the organization invites people to "wave the flag of peace".......
  • ISRAEL: Specter of Meir Kahane continues to haunt politics

     
    Two decades after his party was banned from running for seats in the parliament, Rabbi Meir Kahane and his ideas are once more on its agenda. Recently, right-wing legislator Michael Ben-Ari asked to hold a discussion in parliament in memory......
  • ISRAEL: Netanyahu bids to expand government

     
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to expand his government. This week, as the intense relay-negotiations over captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit were peaking, Netanyahu invited the head of the opposition, Tzipi Livni, for a meeting....
  • ISRAEL: Nobel laureate Ada Yonath irks right wing, feminists

     
    The Nobel Prizes take people from the forefront of their particular fields into the public eye. The intentions are good, a recognition of outstanding merit and achievement, of contribution to humanity. And it is humanity's nature to be curious about......
  • The next leader of Israel?

    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's decision to quit after his centrist Kadima party chooses a new leader in September could trigger early national elections. These are some of his possible successors: Tzipi Livni Foreign minister and chief negotiator...