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26 Jun 2015, 11:07 am by Ed Driscoll
EHUD BARAK: ‘WE COULD DEFEAT ISIS IN TWO DAYS:’ “So could Barack Obama, if he wanted to,” Michael Walsh writes. [read post]
12 Jul 2010, 1:33 pm
The complaint names former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert, former foreign minister Tzipi Livni, and Defense Minister Ehud Barak [BBC profiles] for violating anti-terror laws [AFP report] and laws requiring the protection of civilians during the 22-day conflict in the Gaza Strip [BBC backgrounder]. [read post]
26 Aug 2015, 12:14 pm by Tom Smith
On Aug. 21, Israeli Channel 2 Television aired a recording of Ehud Barak, Israel's former defense minister and former prime minister, saying that on three separate occasions, Israel had planned to attack Iran's nuclear facilities but canceled the attacks. [read post]
17 May 2012, 4:20 am by Howard Friedman
Haaretz reports today that in Israel, the Public Council for Soldiers' Commemoration will recommend to Defense Minister Ehud Barak that in Memorial Day ceremonies at military cemeteries the service use a remembrance reading that does not mention God. [read post]
10 Oct 2010, 2:20 pm
Defense Minister Ehud Barak [official profile] submitted a proposal that the words "in the spirit and principles of the Declaration of Independence" also be added to... [read post]
14 Jul 2008, 5:40 pm
Obama will be in Israel on July 22 and 23 and hold talks with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, Defence Minister Ehud Barak, President Shimon Peres and opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu, an Israeli official said. [read post]
30 Dec 2008, 12:46 pm
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak declared "an all-out war against Hamas" on Monday as fighter jets raked the Gaza Strip with bombs for the third straight day and Palestinian fighters sent dozens of rockets flying deep into Israeli territory. [read post]
4 Jul 2008, 5:00 am
The stories about envelopes stuffed with cash, cigar and luxury suites in posh hotels are good for gossip, but Olmert's behaviour is no different from that of Binjamin Netanyahu or Ehud Barak. . . . [read post]
29 Jun 2009, 2:27 pm by Zahir Janmohamed
Despite the officials’ claims, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who meets with US envoy George Mitchell this week, has shied away from the subject, saying “the matter mentioned in the headlines has not been finalized. [read post]
18 Jul 2012, 4:05 am by Howard Friedman
Defense Minister Ehud Barak said his ministry would increase the number of yeshiva students who are drafted, but would not conscript all haredi. [read post]
11 Aug 2010, 9:00 am by (Ann Althouse)
What is ... likely, then, is that one day next spring, the Israeli national-security adviser, Uzi Arad, and the Israeli defense minister, Ehud Barak, will simultaneously telephone their counterparts at the White House and the Pentagon, to inform them that their prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has just ordered roughly one hundred F-15Es, F-16Is, F-16Cs, and other aircraft of the Israeli air force to fly east toward Iran—possibly by crossing Saudi Arabia, possibly by threading… [read post]
16 Aug 2017, 10:50 am by Tom Smith
Glib, cunning and endlessly calculating, he squeezed past Shimon Peres to narrowly win a first term as prime minister in 1996, only to crash on the rocks of hubris and be crushed by Ehud Barak three years later. [read post]
27 Nov 2012, 5:00 am by An Hertogen
Ehud Barak, Israel’s Minister of Defence, has announced his retirement from politics. [read post]
29 Apr 2010, 7:39 pm by David Bernstein
Mearsheimer also neglects to note that Israeli prime ministers Ehud Barak and Ehud Olmert both offered this solution to the Palestinians. [read post]
30 Apr 2012, 8:56 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
And finally Ehud Olmert, the former Prime Minister and one-time Netanyahu ally, echoing Gantz: Ehud Olmert spoke to Israel’s Channel 10 TV from New York. [read post]
2 Jun 2007, 5:52 am
Next week, at Hebrew University, there is a fascinating conference entitled, Democracy and Rationality, which will include such political figures as Ehud Barak, Yuli Tamir and Dan Meridor, and scholars such as Samuel Issacharoff, speaking on "Democracy and the Problem of Collective Decision-Making"; Richard Pildes, and Michael Walzer. [read post]
28 Jan 2013, 4:24 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
 Netanyahu claims the time frame is three to five years. 1996: Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres claims Iran will have nuclear weapons in four years. 1998: Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld claims Iran could build an ICBM capable of reaching the US within five years. 1999: An Israeli military official claims that Iran will have a nuclear weapon within five years. 2001: The Israeli Minister of Defence claims that Iran will be ready to launch a nuclear weapon in less than four years.… [read post]
26 Jun 2013, 9:05 pm by Kelly Phillips Erb
Other powerful individuals were said to have lobbied for Rich’s pardon, including top Israeli officials such as Prime Minister Ehud Barak and ex-Mossad chief Shabtai Shavit as an acknowledgment for tens of millions of dollars Rich contributed to Israeli hospitals, museums, and other charities. [read post]