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Israeli elections: what happens if Herzog wins?

The centre-left politician could project a gentler voice on the world stage

An election billboard in Tel Aviv shifts between images of Israel's Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog, left, and current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. © Oded Balilty/AP/Press Association Images

People have always underestimated Isaac “Buji” Herzog, the leader of Israel’s Labour Party. Diffident, studious, quiet-spoken and bespectacled he may be, but he may also be about to topple “King Bibi,” Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin…

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