Middle East Israel elections: Can revitalized Labor stop country's shift to the right?

For years, a discredited and distrusted Labor party has been sidelined as Israel has moved to the right. But a surprise alliance with Tzipi Livni is reaching for the center and outpolling Netanyahu's Likud.

By , Correspondent

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When Middle East peace talks collapsed after the 2000 Camp David summit and the second Palestinian intifada erupted, the biggest political loser may well have been Israel’s Labor party.