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    • bruce
    • 04.04.06 | 14:08 (IDT)

    Maybe all the rancour was only to build up a sense of welcome relief, that they eventually found their true love. Not just for cohen's, but also for those of the Knesset. A coalition policy agreement can allow Labour what they can reasonably expect. Whereas Kadima Finance reassures markets about no cession of fiscal responsibility and a managed budgetary approach to securing aid for the poor. Sharing FM and Defence between the two parties is valid. Given their working together on both social/economy and external policy is vital. In New Zealand, there is a party outside the coalition, which has an agreement with it. That party's leader is Foreign Affairs Minister, but not in Cabinet. So one way out of the impasse before Olmert and Peretz, is not an original -but one with precedent. YB are secularist, they are cheap.

    from the article: Katsav to summon Olmert on Thursday to form government
    First published 00:00 04.04.06 | Last updated 00:00 04.04.06
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