Новый реализм Израиля

Победа партии Кадима на выборах в Израиле является важнейшим политическим переломом в стране за последние 30 лет, если не дольше. Новая партия – которой всего лишь шесть месяцев – перестроила израильскую политику, преобразовав всю структуру идеологических убеждений, подкрепляющих стратегию безопасности страны.

Все знали, что Кадима победит и сформирует коалицию с умеренной левой Рабочей Партией, которой удалось занять на финише почетное второе место. В результате, некоторые избиратели Кадимы остались дома, в то время как другие потенциальные сторонники голосовали за Рабочую Партию, чтобы поддержать ее в продвижении социально-экономических вопросов в возглавляемой Кадимой коалиции.

Правая партия Ликуд, из которой вышел Шарон, чтобы основать Кадыму, набрала очень мало голосов, частично потому что многие консервативные избиратели тоже бросили ее и отдали свои голоса религиозным, иммигрантским и другим партиям. Фактически, многие небольшие политические группы, в том числе три еврейские религиозные партии, арабские партии и партия пенсионеров получили места. Так как Кадима и Рабочая Партия не получат большинства даже будучи партнерами по коалиции, им придется привлечь некоторые из этих групп.

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