Assessing the Impact of Israeli Elections on the Conflict
Marcia Freedman


The current Israeli election season has been likened by pundits to a game of "Chutes and Ladders;" it is a story of unanticipated ascendances, precipitous falls, and historic realignments. Furthermore, It comes at a pivotal time for the peace process, on the heels of both the precedent setting Gaza disengagement and the Palestinian elections. The speaker, a former Member of Knesset, will help us to sort through the permutations of different electoral outcomes, emphasizing the impact of each on the prospects for peace in the region.

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