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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Gershom Gorenberg (South Jerusalem, The Unmaking of Israel, The American Prospect)

On The Posner Show, Sarah talks to Gershom, who says that despite all the fireworks over whether Chuck Hagel is “pro-Israel,” Israelis really don’t care. Gershom breaks down last week’s election results, and hypothesizes about the next coalition government. Although many declared the results a victory for the center, Gershom point out that the only blocs that gained were from the left. Can Yair Lapid help push Israel back to the negotiating table with the Palestinians? Will a second-term Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry be able to change the dynamic? Gershom disputes the conventional wisdom in the US that Israeli society has moved to the right, and makes the case against despair about the peace process. Finally, what do the Hagel hearings reveal about America’s relationship with Israel?

Recorded: Jan 31   Posted: Feb 1, 2013
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The Posner Show | Feb 1, 2013 | Sarah Posner & Gershom Gorenberg

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