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The Crazy Carousel of Israeli politics and other Middle East Madness

It’s time for some light relief, so I hereby present you with a round-up of some of the madness affecting our region, starting with the crazy carousel called Israeli pre-election politics. After Ehud Barak announced he was quitting politics, and … Continue reading

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More political shenanigans in Israel: Tzippi Livni starts yet another new party

As if Israel had a dearth of political parties and all it needed to make things right was just one more, Tzippi Livni has launched a new party in time for the upcoming elections. Former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni on Tuesday … Continue reading

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That didn’t last long – Kadima leaves unity government

Shaul Mofaz and his Kadima party entered into a unity government with Likud only two short months ago, and already they are out.  The primary cause of the split is the disagreement over the universal draft law, intended to draft … Continue reading

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Israel’s (non)election bombshell – unity government

In utterly astonishing news today, we awoke to the news that the general elections have been called off and a unity government has been formed instead. In a dramatic move, the Likud and Kadima parties agreed on a unity government … Continue reading

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