Most recent article by: Gideon Levy

Supporters of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wait for the results of the legislative elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 (photo: Oded Balilty/AP/dapd)

Israel after the Election

Caught in the Honey Trap

Many analysts have interpreted the outcome of Israel's elections as a rebuff for the country's right-wing politics. But, says Gideon Levy in his commentary, paradoxically, an extreme right-wing Israeli government might have been preferable to a moderate one, as it would have served as a wake-up call for the world to finally achieve peaceMore