Zeev Sternhell doesn't seem to know the average Likud voter - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • C. Bendavid
    • 23.12.12 | 05:16 (IST)

    Most Israelis support the Clinton paremeters (a Palestinian state within the 1967 with land swaps). Israelis have already elected left-wing governments and In 2006, the Likud ended up with only 12 seats. So, the reason Likud has managed to convince Israelis who obviously don't support the idea of a Greater Israel to vote for this party, is because average Israelis fear that if the IDF pulls out of the West Bank, Hamas will use this territory to fire rockets on Israel, Yachimovich knows it, and this is why she tries to avoid any discussion on the status of the Occupied territories. She knows that as long as Hamas will not renounce to the destruction of Israek, there is no possibility whatsoever for the peace camp to win an election by chanting the virtues of peace.

    from the article: Labor's treason won't pay
    First published 06:29 21.12.12 | Last updated 06:29 21.12.12
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