very difficult to gauge this Likud-led coalition, that is, - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 08.05.10 | 06:04 (IDT)

    do they consist of cabinet members (especially the "group of seven") willing to make the type of territorial concessions as the Kadima-led coalition intended through its discussions with President Abbas? If Tzipi Livni believes that PM Netanyahu would be able to do so if his more hardline political partners are unable to move beyond their ideological perspective, then perhaps she is correct to suggest joining coalition. However, it's within Israel's best interest to include the religious right parties within a peace agreement, in addition to addressing the security elements of the peace proposals.

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    First published 01:14 07.05.10 | Last updated 01:14 07.05.10
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