In his statement to reporters at his Tel Aviv office, Peres said that the current political set-up could not lead to Mideast peace, and a new team was needed.See this piece in antiwar.com titled The UN from Qana to Jenin to see what we can expect from the continued Sharon-Peres axis.
"I believe the most qualified person to head this coalition, based on the test of experience, is Arik Sharon," he said, referring to Sharon by his nickname.
December 01, 2005
Peres remains with Sharon
This is getting silly now. Newspapers worldwide it seems are trumpeting the fact that Peres has left Labour to join Ariel Sharon's Kadima party; if it's still called that. It's so hard to keep up with these superficial changes. Here's the Scotsman but it could be any UK broadsheet.