A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Friday, February 20, 2009

Netanyahu Gets the Nod

So, as expected, Netanyahu gets the nod to try to form a government. He's called for a broad unity government, and will meet Sunday with Livni, so there might still be a chance of a broader unity government. A government based on Likud and Lieberman, on the other hand, is going to be hard for a lot of countries to work with.

More this afternoon.

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