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.
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.

"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.
See this piece in titled The UN from Qana to Jenin to see what we can expect from the continued Sharon-Peres axis.

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