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  • May 8, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 8, 2012 | 4:43 am

    Netanyahu is now king of Israeli politics

    By bringing the largest party into his coalition, he prime minister ‎has made himself politically untouchable, writes Yossi Verter in ‎Haaretz. ‎

    After getting over initial feelings of disgust and nausea, you have ‎to admit that...

  • If you really must know what’s going to happen in Kadima

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 25, 2012 | 4:49 pm

    The Kadima Party will be electing its leader this coming Tuesday, and while tension levels are high and all eyes are on the two candidates – former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and former Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz – one has to remember that as things stand now Kadima is no...

  • The Israeli Political System: How It Works and Why It Doesn’t

    June 30, 2010 | 12:33 am

    Consider the following facts regarding Israel’s parliamentary history:

    (a) For 20 of the 28 years between 1977 and 2005 — from
    when Likud first won elections on a platform of “Greater Israel” until a Likud-led government withdrew unilaterally from Gaza, in stark...