Skip to comments.Netanyahu: (Israeli Defense Minister Ehud) Barak Trying to Spark Conflict with U.S.
Posted on 10/02/2012 2:17:17 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming that Defense Minister Ehud Barak is trying to spark conflict between Israel and the United States.
The two have been close confidants, with Barak, a left of center politician, originally giving Netanyahu legitimacy in the U.S. as a man of balance politically. Barak was Netanyahu's superior officer during their IDF service.
According to Arutz 2, during a meeting Tuesday between the Prime Minister and Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz, Netanyahu revealed signs of mistrust and conflict between himself and his defense minister, saying Barak went to the U.S. to stir up trouble, with intentions of returning to Israel as the hero who stood up to Obama and the rest of Washington.
Steinitz had previously warned Netanyahu about Barak. In an interview with Ulpan 6, he said "Barak has already stung twice before. Once with the Kadima party and then with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and once with his friends in the Labor party he's bound to sting again."
Speculation of conflicts between Obama and Washington and Netanyahu and Israel have been stirred up in the past few months as the threat from Iran continues to increase and calls for action continue to be drenched in double talk and pushed off for a later date.
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Barak helped lead the last American democrat attack on Bibi.
They should have shot him then.
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Wonder if Israel would trade for our Barak. Probably not