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February 27, 1998 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The competition for the post of Israeli president is usually a bit of a snooze. Because the vote takes place in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, there isn't much of a public campaign. Incumbents are rarely challenged. And in the end, the person chosen does not have much power. In this year's election, however, President Ezer Weizman is seeking a second term and faces a rival from the ruling Likud-led coalition.
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February 27, 1998 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The competition for the post of Israeli president is usually a bit of a snooze. Because the vote takes place in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, there isn't much of a public campaign. Incumbents are rarely challenged. And in the end, the person chosen does not have much power. In this year's election, however, President Ezer Weizman is seeking a second term and faces a rival from the ruling Likud-led coalition.
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March 5, 1998 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moving to rehabilitate Israel's troubled spy agency, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu late Wednesday gave the Mossad two new leaders--one a diplomat with friendly ties to estranged ally Jordan and the other a decorated military commander. The appointments were seen as an attempt to stabilize an agency reeling from failed missions that embarrassed the government and exposed a demoralized, sloppy Mossad.
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