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The loud and clear statement from the Defense Minister that he will back his soldiers rather than sic lawyers at them will likely go a long way to improve IDF morale.
Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit ruled that holding terrorist bodies does not have legal justification and ordered the body released.
The boorish voice in this incident belonged to Obama. As a NY Post editorial put it, "What could President Obama have been thinking?"
"Part of the tradition in the Palestinian Authority is that the same people who at nighttime deal with harming Israel and worked hard to annihilate the State of Israel, during the daytime speak a lot about brotherhood among the nations, peace, and so forth."
Liberman recommended that soldiers who are not sure about the rules of engagement ask their superiors.
Liberman decided to ignore Vice Counsel on Legislation Affairs Dina Zilber's opinion, which is almost unheard of in Israeli governmental politics.
The Israeli security cabinet approved a reconciliation deal with Turkey on Wednesday by a vote of 7-3.
There is a dispute between the professional echelon in the defense ministry and Prime Minister Netanyahu over the American proposal.
It's possible that Liberman and Netanyahu are implementing at least some of the points the defense minister posted some nine months ago.
The Russians are supplying Iran with advanced S-300 long range surface-to-air missile systems, and are in the process of selling the Iranians many more weapons.
Why are so many people afraid of Israel's new defense minister?
"Last year MK Yoel Hasson (Zionist Camp) tried to pass the Arab initiative in the Knesset and the Likud rejected it."
Sofa Landver, an immigrant from Russia, has returned to the office she headed between 2009 and 2015.
The reason for the severe limits on his civil rights is stated as: "To secure state security, public peace and maintaining public order."
A Friday Channel 1 News poll gives Bennett's party 14 seats in a new election, with Likud shrinking from 30 to 27 seats, Labor chopped down from 24 to 11, and Lieberman gaining 2, from 6 to 8 seats.
Kulanu's vagaries in the coming weeks should be viewed in the context of a party on its way to extinction attempting to soar once more by flapping its arms with great vigor.
On Friday morning, a Kulanu politician, Environment Minister Avi Gabbay, announced his resignation on account of the Lieberman appointment.
Netanyahu expressed his continued openness towards including the opposition Zionist Union faction led by Labor party Chairman Isaac Herzog in the coalition.
Netanyahu was unhappy with Glick's presence on his party's list, and, in fact, refused to employ the "Norwegian Law" just so Glick won't become a Likud legislator.