January 22, 2013

Will Shimon Peres Play Kingmaker?

Haviv Rettig Gur, Times of Israel

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It’s not clear that the “rightward surge” predicted in many media outlets is actually taking place. Rather, the new Knesset indicated by polls may resemble the classic Israeli right-left divide before the political upset of the Second Intifada and the creation of the strong center bloc with Kadima.

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TAGGED: Shimon Peres, Israel, Binyamin Netanyahu, Haredi, Yisrael Beiteinu, Likud

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