Likud

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Likud

(lɪˈkuːd)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political coalition in Israel formed in the 1970s from an alliance of right-of-centre parties
[Hebrew: consolidation]

Likud

An Israeli right-wing political alliance winning elections in 1977, 1988.
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But he is a party man, loth to leave the rejectionist Likud movement in which he was raised, whereas Mr Sharon, after deciding against the wishes of most of his fellow Likudniks to evacuate the Gaza Strip in 2005, simply set up a new party of his own.
It might be difficult to provide sufficient evidence that neoconservatives or Israeli Likudniks seek fragmented, powerless states surrounding Israel as a desired outcome--except for the fact that they are carrying out such a plan in the West Bank, which Likudniks and neoconservatives want to divide into non-contiguous enclaves.
Either way, Olmert has come short, neither moving too far to the right to appease the Likudniks and the extreme right wing settler movement, nor making bold moves to engage the Palestinians in meaningful dialogue towards achieving common grounds for peace negotiations.
The warmongers who support Israel, especially neocons and Likudniks in the United States, were given a golden opportunity to incite an attack against yet another Arab country.
Because Congressmen refuse to challenge hard-line Likudniks, they, therefore, blame the Palestinians for forcing them to confront the situation they themselves created and now refuse to change.
It's no secret that committed Likudniks like Paul Wolfowitz and Douglas Feith were the driving force behind America's trillion dollar misadventure in Iraq or that the same dark forces are braying for a confrontation with Iran.
Tomorrow, I will write about the warmongering gang, the Israel lobby, and the Likudniks of America and their position on Iran.
In other words, the Likudniks want a Palestinian child whose home and land are occupied by extremist settlers to welcome them.
Many Likudniks running for top spots in party institutions or for places on the next Knesset list feel they need his support.
According to Karen Kwiatkowski, former Political-Military Affairs Officer at the Pentagon, "high clearances were granted to Israelis and Likudniks, who would march through the halls of the Pentagon.
The Likudniks don't share a similar approach on securing Israel.
The exit from Gaza had taken a toll on his credibility within the ranks of the extreme right Likudniks who abhor giving any territory back to the Palestinians, even if it meant locking the state of Israel within the 'Fence'.