This book provides the reader with a balanced understanding of both the dynamism and the complexity of Israeli politics. It is devoted to Israel's domestic politics which includes right-wing and left-wing parties, Israel's main interest-group parties, Israeli security and foreign policy issues.
Table of Contents
Preface -- About the Authors -- Introduction -- Israel’s Domestic Politics -- The Israeli Right -- After Rabin: The Malaise of the Israeli Zionist Left -- Israel’s Religious Parties -- Israel’s “Russian” Parties -- Israel’s Arab Parties -- Israel’s Supreme Court -- The Israeli Economy -- Israel’s Foreign Policy -- Israel and the Palestinians -- Israel and the Arab World -- Israel’s Strategic Relations with Turkey and India -- Israel and the United States -- Israel’s Security Challenges -- Existential Threats to Israel -- Israel’s 2006 War with Hizbollah: The Failure of Deterrence -- Election Results
Robert O Freedman