Israel Election Results: The Only Way to Form a Government Is to Break One of These Taboos

A fifth Israeli election cycle might seem like the most likely outcome, but there are still nearly three months before the deadline arrives and politicians promises are made to be broken. Here's how coalition talks could play out

Anshel Pfeffer
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A week has passed since Israel’s unprecedented fourth election in two years, and while there’s been a flurry of meetings and phone conversations between the various party leaders, there’s absolutely no sign of any breakthrough in the offing.

At present, the most likely outcome is still neither side being able to form a coalition and a fifth election taking place in six months. That is, if no party breaks any of its pre-election commitments to their voters.

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