Against all the odds: Peres bows out

Album, Andrew
July 1996
Middle East;Jul/Aug96, Issue 258, p5
Reports on the reelection of Likud Party leader Benyamin Netanyahu as prime minister of Israel in the May 1996 elections. Shimon Peres' complacence and political incompetence during the campaign period; Labour Party's factionalized campaign efforts and failure to capitalize on Yitzhak Rubin's assassination; Netanyahu's deal with David Levy and Raful Eitan for the leadership of the Likud Party. INSET: Miriam Shahin reports from Gaza..


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