October 11, 2012

Why Israel Will Vote Early

Jerusalem Post, Jerusalem Post

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If Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu hadn’t moved up the elections to early 2013, we’d be voting in late 2013. Sooner or later, the race must be run that year. But the difference, in political terms, of when we go to the polls is huge. It matters cardinally to what’s best for the country rather than what’s best for any party.

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