Is Alexander Dugin really the new sage of the Kremlin?
Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni won the Kadima Party primary to replace Ehud Olmert who has been beset by corruption charges.
But the ruling Kadima Party, which votes on a new leader Wednesday, may not buy into the former army chief's security policy.
Exit polls showed that Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni won with roughly 48 percent of the vote to take over the party led by Ehud Olmert.
Russia and China are looking for new influence as the council deals with knotty issues like Iran.