Derfner, Larry
March 2006
U.S. News & World Report;3/27/2006, Vol. 140 Issue 11, p36
This article reports on the elections in Israel due to be held in March 2006. Under the leadership of Ehud Olmert, the Kadima Party is expected to score a decisive victory. It would be the first time that neither the Labor Party nor Likud will hold power in Israel. Kadima, founded by former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon, who suffered a life-threatening brain hemorrhage in January 2006, is committed to the withdrawal of Israeli settlers and soldiers from the West Bank.


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