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Obama's first foreign policy crisis

...Minister Tzipi Livni, leader of the governing Kadima party. Not to be outdone, Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of the rival Likud party, says there's "no choice but to topple Hamas... Right now we have to go from passive response to active assault...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/23/edi_505018.shtml
Editorials
Iran's Hitler invites war

...Minister Ariel Sharon and the man who will likely be his chief rival in next year's election, Benjamin Netanyahu of the Likud Party, are talking about air strikes to take out Iran's nuclear power facilities. It wouldn't be the first time. Israel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/19/edi_33905.shtml
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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
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
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
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
Killing peace

...encouraged to elect the Labor Party to office. Labor would be a lot more accommodating in seeking peace than the hard-line Likud Party, headed by tough-talking, tough-acting Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who detests Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/07/edi_362958.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
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
Fight roils placid Nazareth

...smaller mosque on the disputed plot. But neither side trusts the Israeli government, and each suspects the ruling Likud party of using the controversy to divide the town's Arabs and angle for votes ahead of national elections next month. Stirring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/17/ent_259199.shtml
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