They've done it already quite a few times and now once again. Peres, one should recall, was Foreign Minister for Sharon in his first years as Prime Minister. And the Likud had previously joined in Labor-led governments in the past. The Israelis do this kind of 'Unity Government' in times of crisis and in times of political expediency. This time it is both; as well as preparations for the crucial year ahead as soon as things are settled in Washington.