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Israel's political earthquake

...centrist party after splitting last weekend from the Likud Party that he founded in 1973? Well, it's being equated...pullout that was strongly opposed by much of Sharon's Likud Party. So when the coalition government collapsed, the 77-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/23/edi_25297.shtml
Editorials
A 'soldier's peace'

...state's 38-year presence there. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon risked creating huge divisions in his nation and his ruling Likud Party coalition by confronting tens of thousands of settlers and their supporters with military force to compel them to leave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/16/edi_2939.shtml
Editorials
Good fences, bad neighbors

...ready for a "land for peace" deal, such an agreement would not end the conflict, as the recent vote of the ruling Likud party suggests. Consider what would happen if Palestine is granted statehood. The arms from Syria, Iran, Iraq and Saudi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/17/edi_345517.shtml
Editorials
Israeli schizophrenia

...call for new elections. Likud-Labor coalition governments are basically schizophrenic. The more the conservative Likud party, headed by Sharon, wants to protect and possibly expand Israeli settlements on the occupied West Bank and Gaza, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/10/edi_357826.shtml
Editorials
The indispensable man?

...his nation. As a 1967 war hero and hardliner, who several decades ago founded and helped bring to national power the Likud Party, he was trusted by his people to make peace concessions that possibly no other Israeli leader could get away with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/06/edi_40295.shtml
Editorials
First steps

...hope - and is giving Palestinian officials uncharacteristic amounts of understanding. Consider this remark made to his Likud party caucus: "Even if the Palestinians were the fastest in the world, and the most determined, you can't expect them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/02/edi_380033.shtml
Editorials
Ariel Sharon hangs on

...hardliner, was a wave of rocket attacks targeted at Israeli towns near the border. The attacks strengthened Sharon's Likud Party critics, who had contended for months that the Palestinian terrorists, believing they forced the pullout, would step...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/03/edi_8467.shtml
Editorials
Israel's risk for peace

...military operation in the nation's history. It is not only dividing his country, it's also splitting the hardline Likud Party he heads. By dismantling all 21 settlements in Gaza and four in the northern West Bank, Sharon is taking a risk for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/17/edi_445803.shtml
Editorials
The Israeli election

...Israelis favor the Oslo accord's land-for-peace agreement Rabin signed (and died for). Netanyahu, heading the Likud Party, won election in 1996 by promising he could deliver a "better" Oslo deal the country could trust. He failed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/11/op_249899.shtml
Opinion columns
Gambling on freedom

...facing grave political challenges from extremists in both camps opposed to their peace-making steps. Sharon's own Likud Party has rebelled over his unilateral pullout from Gaza in September, and now the Labor Party is demanding early elections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/edi_23216.shtml
Editorials