Israeli Labor joins hardliner to form coalition government
They are an odd couple of Israeli politics -- but on Tuesday, hardliner Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak, head of the much more liberal Labor Party, joined together to form a new government. Daniel Levy of the New America Foundation discusses how the coalition was formed.
Posted: March 24, 2009 16:15
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As rivals declare victory, Israeli election still undecided
The two leading candidates in Israel’s national elections have both claimed victory in the tight race. Right-leaning parties gained more power in the elections, which could impact the peace process and the U.S. approach in the region.
Posted: February 11, 2009 10:14
International pressure mounts to end Gaza violence
Robert Pastor, a professor at American University, discusses diplomatic efforts to end the violence in Gaza as Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni meets with French leaders.
Posted: January 1, 2009 15:54
Israel discourages U.S. talks with Iran
NYU Professor Alon Ben-Meir discusses recent comments by Israel's Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni.
Posted: November 7, 2008 14:02
Tzipi Livni calls for early elections in Israel
Asher Arian, professor of political science and the City University of New York Graduate Center, discusses Israel Foreign Minister's call for early elections.
Posted: October 27, 2008 19:50
Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's events.
Posted: September 22, 2008 09:06
Israel picks new party leader in close election
Israel's election of a new leader for the ruling Kadima Party may impact U.S. relations with the country.
Posted: September 18, 2008 12:45