One Year of Government 34 of Israel: Leading Parties’ Positions on Key Issues
17 Pages Posted: 28 May 2016
Date Written: May 27, 2016
The paper explores the leading Israeli parties' positions (the right-wing mainly) on the key issues. The set of "key issues" is our choice and contains Judicial (legal system) reform, Judea and Samaria status, 2nd amendment right and self-defense, other security issues, economic policies. The paper is focused primarily on the most important issues like Kfar Duma arson case (investigation was accompanied by grave violation of suspected persons' rights), terror wave, Gas deal, new legislation weakening real estate owner's rights for the developers' benefit and more.
The principal issue of the paper is the parties' commitments to their pre-election promises and informal mandates.
Keywords: Party political platform, consistent position, Right-Left cleavages, ideology
JEL Classification: D72, D73
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