The return to power in February of Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to signal a shift to the right by the Israeli electorate. Yet as Jo-Ann Mort highlights this week in a web exclusive for Prospect, Netanyahu then persuaded Labor to form a coalition government, despite Labour gaining less votes than ever before in the nation’s history. How will this uneasy alliance of right and left fare in the coming months? And will the partnership have any bearing on faint hopes for a two-state solution with the Palestinians?
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