January 17, 2014

Netanyahu Fumbled the Ya'alon Affair

Alon Pinkas, Ynet News

The Associated Press

In a parallel universe, Netanyahu would have reprimanded his defense minister and personally apologized to Obama. But this is Israel, where the prime minister has been verbally attacking the US president for five years.

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TAGGED: Benjamin Netanyahu, Moshe Ya'alon, Israel, John Kerry, Middle East, Barack Obama


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