What government does the US want?

Posted: February 16th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: elections, the US and us | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

The Washington Post dives into the Israeli political battle: yesterday’s unusual editorial calls for Livni to let Netanyahu face the international pressure on his own:    

Kadima and Labor, which favor continued talks on a two-state deal with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, would be wise to stay out of a Netanyahu-led government.

On the other hand, there are reports that Obama wants Livni in the government… I think it’s a mistake: a “national unity” government might make things easier for the American president politically, but won’t help the peace process.


One Comment on “What government does the US want?”

  1. 1 Promised Land » Blog Archive » This Government said at 11:35 pm on March 28th, 2009:

    [...] the big political news of the week is Labor joining the Likud government. I discussed more than once the possibility of Kadima joining Netanyahu, but to most people’s surprise, Tzipi Livni stood [...]