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Ex-Foreign Minister Forms New Party to Oppose Netanyahu

posted on November 28, 2012

Jodi Rudoren of The New York Times writes that Israel’s former foreign minister, Tzipi Livni, will reenter the political arena as the head of a new party. However, polls suggest that the centrist Livni will have a hard time beating right-leaning and religious parties. “The only thing that Livni is capable of doing is splitting the ‘left’ bloc, not increasing it,” wrote Aviad Kleinberg, a professor of history at Tel Aviv University, in a column.

Read at The New York Times