At last an overdue breath of fresh air is sweeping Israeli politics! The Labor Party had lost its identity under the previous leadership becoming a branch of Likud. Under these conditions it was doomed to extinction or at most, lose its relevancy. Now with Amir Peretz at the helm, the chances of a fighting opposition against Likud policies is becoming a reality and with it a viable alternative to a shaky Likud government, riddled with corruption and internal strife. After the disengagement, there has been no movement towards peace negotiations with the Palestinians which could resullt in stagnation of a potentially dangerous situation into further terrorism. Amir Peretz's dovish views is well known and now is the chance for many new opportunities for economic progress and movement towards peace. At last the Labor Party may regain its original identity which was showing signs of being lost to oblivian.
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