Thursday, October 29, 2009

Channel 10 Poll: Netanyahu Top Choice for 3rd term as Prime Minister

( If elections were held today, most Israelis would prefer Binyamin Netanyahu as prime minister, according to a poll by Channel 10 television and New Wave which was publicized Thursday evening. Netanyahu was favored by 34 percent of those polled, as compared to 24 percent for Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni, eight percent for Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and six percent for Defense Minister Ehud Barak... (Netanyahu's approval is also high).

On the subject of last winter's Operation Cast Lead, 56 percent of those surveyed felt that there was no need for a commission of inquiry, as demanded by the United Nations Human Rights Council, while 29 percent felt there was a need.