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The Biberman Deal: A Threat to Israeli Democracy and Security

Guy Ziv | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Guy Ziv

Time will tell whether Netanyahu's gambit will pay off at the polls or result in a net loss of seats for his party. What is certain is that, in elevating Lieberman's status, he is effectively putting Israel's strategic interests in jeopardy while threatening the democratic fabric of society.

The Israel Elections: Expect More Surprises

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 12.26.2012 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

The latest political drama in always dramatic Israel deals with the decision by PM Netanyahu to call early elections, almost a year ahead of time, and with what has already transpired since then, and what is still in store.

Reports: Israel's Likud To Merge With Ultranationalists

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 12.25.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister announced Thursday that he was joining forces with his hard-line foreign minister in upcoming elections, ins...

Oy: Avigdor Lieberman is Israel's Foreign Minister

Isaac Luria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Isaac Luria

As American Jews and other friends of Israel, we can't stand for any whitewashing of Avigdor Lieberman's platform or rhetoric.

Avigdor Lieberman Should Be Judged On His Actions, Not His Words: Commentary

Israel Policy Forum | Jonathan Cristol | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The global Left wing media has widely and predictably reviled the elevation of Avigdor Lieberman to foreign minister. Robert Fisk, writing in The Ind...

The Return of Benjamin Netanyahu

Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi

Throughout his campaign, the cornerstone of Netanyahu's policy toward the 'Palestinian Question' suggests an intention to deepen the conflict rather than solve it.

Netanyahu Has Got It! Good.

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It's time to let Bibi be Bibi. Let him try to govern from the right and see how well that works.

Avigdor Lieberman Endorses Benjamin Netanyahu For PM

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yisrael Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Lieberman, meanwhile, endorsed Benjamin Netanyahu for prime minister on Thursday, all but guaranteeing that the Liku...

Netanyahu: Better for America, Better For Israel

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It will be easier for President Obama to deal with Netanyahu than with the almost equally hawkish Tzipi Livni because Livni seems dedicated to ending the conflict.

It's Prime Minister Netanyahu

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Tuesday, the right wing coalition won a clear majority. It is, I believe, inevitable that President Peres will give Netanyahu the first shot at forming a government and that Bibi will succeed.

Israeli Elections: Do They Really Matter?

Aaron David Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aaron David Miller

In the end, regardless of who wins, Obama's domestic priorities, bad peace process options, and Israel's inherent caution are unlikely to generate any wild surprises.

Hopeful, But Not Optimistic

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

It is difficult to be optimistic. But I can be hopeful that, with the appointment of George Mitchell, the region is getting what may very well be its last best chance at securing peace.

Israeli Elections: Terror as Top Concern

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

With less than a week to go before elections in Israel, the three main rivals are locked in fierce debate not about whether the devastating war in Gaza went too far, but whether it went far enough.

Avigdor Lieberman, Hard Man Of The Right, Is Israel's Kingmaker In Waiting

The Independent | By Donald Macintyre in Umm el Fahm | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Avigdor Lieberman, the far-right politician campaigning on a platform that Israeli Arabs should pledge loyalty to the state or lose their right to vot...

Right-Wing Faction Pulls Out Of Israeli Government, Deals Blow To Mideast Peace

AP | LAURIE COPANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A hawkish faction in Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's coalition pulled out of the government on Wednesday, weakening him at a time when he needs broad sup...