Israel: New Year with political and economic uncertainty
The Jewish New Year began with the prospect of a sharp rise in prices and the uncertainty of whether the Hebrew year 5773 (2012-2013). It will be war or peace after Israel’s threats to attack Iran prevent from obtaining nuclear weapons. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is beneath immense pressure by the international ratings agencies for you to keep fiscal credibility has hitherto enjoyed the country amid the global crisis. At a time when the economy declines and tax revenues are increasingly governor of the Bank of Israel, Stanley Fischer, predicted in an interview with the business magazine. Although Israel is expected to grow 3.2% in 2012, is in a slowdown compared to previous years, in part because 40% of its economy is based on exports, resent the crisis in Europe (its principal market) and the U.S. To this is added a rise in fuel and flour, pulling up all the prices in the market. Nearly half of Israeli Jews feel insecure about their economic situation, according to a recent study conducted by the Demographic Institute.
Also, a third cannot meet their basic monthly needs and 76 % think that the government should have sought other ways to reduce the deficit, instead of raising VAT. As to whether Israel should launch a preemptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, the population is divided. Thus, 43 % of Israeli Jews support Netanyahu in his firm stance involving the U.S. President Barack Obama, in a possible military action against Iran, while forty percent consider this unwise approach. Better than before, and do what political leaders decide after this dialogue with Iran over. This is a global problem. Finally, they decided to abandon Iran’s nuclear program. Scientific and economic capacities; we can remove them all. I think it’s a very rich culture that must, eventually, that this is not the way, he added. I think ultimately will make the decision. The Iranian leadership decided to hold the price of its nuclear program is more than willing to pay. The Chief of Staff also discussed the northern border and called the situation in Syria as critical, stating that” the central government is fainting, losing power. It is difficult to describe a scenario of how lucirala Siriadel future. In addition, Lt. Gen. Gantz referred to the possibility that chemical weapons falling into the hands of the terrorist organization Hezbollah. “The danger of a loss of control is great, but remain quiet on this issue,” he said, also noting the risk of being drawn into a complex conflict.