About Colin Shindler
Colin Shindler is emeritus professor of Israeli studies and Pears senior research fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He is the founding chairman of the European Association of Israeli Studies. His most recent book is Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimization (Continuum, 2012). His earlier books include A History of Modern Israel (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and The Triumph of Military Zionism: Nationalism and the Origins of the Israeli Right (IB Tauris, 2005 / 2009)
Articles by Colin Shindler
The general election in Israel on 10 February 2009 produced a move to the political right, likely to be capped by the formation of a new governing coalition under Binyamin Netanyahu's Likud. In the perspective of Israel's history, however, there are losers as well as winners among the established forces on this side of the spectrum - as is true (more obviously) of the left.