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    • David
    • 30.11.11 | 06:32 (IST)

    Likud is a right wing party vowing to protect the rights of settlers and to forgo a two state solution bibi needs to get his priorities together and remember the reason he was voted in but in my opinion it looks like bibi is going the way of Sharon as we all remember his famous quote "there is no difference between tel aviv and gush gatif" while at the same time becoming the father of disengagement to the point of dissolving his own party and creating a unity government so he would not have to answer to his voters who voted him in to take a hard line stance on settlement if I were a settler I would vote labor labor governments have always seen settlement growth while Likud coalitions have always stagnated I believe the reason for this is that the Likud and other right wing parties keep a large minority in kenesset and for labor to get votes on social bills like well fare bills from the right they agree to settlement expansion to appease them

    from the article: Netanyahu looking to weaken settlers' influence in Likud
    First published 02:07 30.11.11 | Last updated 02:07 30.11.11
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