March 21, 2014

Netanyahu Should Fire His Defense Minister

Yoel Marcus, Haaretz

The Associated Press

This is the first time that a defense minister, who knows full well what we get from the United States and how it affects all aspects of our lives, has ever dared speak ill of the American president. Ya’alon’s threat to act alone against Iran further increases one’s doubts about the defense minister’s discretion. Ya’alon ought to be removed from his post, so that our relationship with our best of friends isn’t permanently ruined.

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TAGGED: United States, John Kerry, Iran, Moshe Ya'alon, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel

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