No. 51

18 December 2000

The Political Scene

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Baraks decision to resign appears to have provided former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu with the opportunity to reenter Israeli political life with a bang.

Barak Resigns

At least some of the uncertainties hanging over the Israeli political scene since Prime Minister Ehud Barak decided to call elections some two weeks ago were abruptly resolved when Mr Barak announced his resignation on 9 December, triggering...