Friday, February 20, 2009

Wither Israel? III

Benyamin Netanyahu

Beginning today, Likud has six weeks to form a governing coalition. Israeli President, Shimon Peres, gave them the head nod today over Kadima. The nod was likely the result of Yisrael Beitneu announcing their support for Netanyahu and Likud. To date, no other party has announced that they are with Kadima. There are three items of interest:

1) Will Likud be able to form a coalition?

2) Will Kadima become the opposition, or join in coalition with Likud and Yisrael Beitneu?

3) What will Labor, with its 13 seats, do?

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