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The elite fighter pilots of the Israel Air Force fly the skies each year to dazzle the nation's residents on Independence Day.
The new campaign is banking on the fact that all of Israel's past mainstream politicians have supported the settlement enterprise, even if some of them later became its sworn enemies.
Alongside the need to restrain the legislator, Shaked sees a dire need to restrain Israel's expansionist Judiciary.
Israeli media and political experts spent the past week trying to figure out what in God's good name Bibi's former defense minister was talking about.
The "Barak 8" missile last week passed a test when it was fired from a ship and hit a simulated enemy target, which in real-time could be aimed at blowing up oil rigs.
Uncle Sam and Uncle Jack just have to know some things.
Why didn't then Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz and then Prime Minister Ehud Barak demand that all the footage shot by France 2 on that day be placed at Israel’s disposal to do a proper investigation?
Rhetoric aside, real data can answer the question as to who built the most in the Settlements.
At a dramatic press conference in Tel Aviv on Monday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announced his resignation from politics. Barak said he would remain in his post until the establishment of the next government, following the January 22 elections.
In an interview with Israel Radio, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that he considered conquering Gaza throughout Operation Pillar of Defense, but did not take the step because he did not want Israel to remain in the region for a long period of time.
Operation Pillar of Defense will only buy Israel a few months of quiet.
IDF forces are assembled in their designated pre-invasion areas.
Though IDF Spokesman Yoav Mordechai says the call-up is limited and primarily focused on Home Front Command units, Israel’s military has begun calling up army reservists across the country, in preparation for a possible ground incursion into Gaza as part of Operation “Amud Anan” – Pillar of Defense.
Defense Minister Ehud Barak made the following statement at a press conference earlier this evening (Wednesday, 14 November 2012), at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv:
At the opening of the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said terrorists would be “hit hard” in response to attacks on Israeli soldiers on civilians over the weekend. “The world needs to understand that Israel won’t just sit by… we’re ready to heighten our response,” Netanyahu said. “The IDF is acting, and will act, with force in Gaza.”
An interview with Israel’s Defense Minister Ehud Barak — thinly disguised as “the decision-maker” created a sensation in early August, when he suggested that an Israeli attack on Iranian nuclear facilities was imminent. Barak explained that Israel could not depend on an American commitment to destroy the program in the future, even if it were made today. Suddenly, last week, Barak began to sing a different tune.
The presidential and vice-presidential debates provided us with two snapshots of two different and yet very similar men. The Obama who showed up to debate Mitt Romney and the Biden who showed up to debate Paul Ryan were outwardly different types. One white and one black, one elderly and one middle-aged, one a veteran of the Senate and the other a political tyro rushed through the ranks on the promise of his electability.
“Barak gave preference to political considerations over national ones," Yaalon charged, appearing at the "Shabbat Culture" event in Ramat Gan. "He pulled us up a tree, and at the last minute presented himself as a moderate and ran away.” The Defense Minister’s Independence Party reacted to Yaalon's accusations saying that “the Likud primaries are forcing Yaalon to come up with pathetic statements.”