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Peace pioneer Peres to campaign for Sharon - Comments

A historic realignment of Israeli politics jumped forward when longtime Labor Party leader and Mideast peace advocate Shimon Peres transferred his loyalties to Ariel Sharon, a rival who turned into an ally when he pulled Israel out of Gaza. Saying the prime minister was the best choice to lead Israel to peace with the Palestinians, Peres announced his switch on Wednesday, quitting his political home of six decades to campaign for Sharon's new centrist party

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