Friday, June 29, 2012

Israel's Vice Premier: 'We Are Preparing For War'

Photo: Moshe Ya'alon

IDF Chief Of Staff-Turned-Vice Premier: 'We Are Not Bluffing' -- Truth Provider

Moshe Ya'alon tells Ari Shavit he is preparing for war. He suggests you do the same.

Exactly seven years ago, I interviewed the chief of staff. On the eve of his retirement from the Israel Defense Forces, Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon spoke with an expressionless face against the Gaza disengagement, against a Palestinian state and against giving terrorism a “tailwind.” He predicted that Hamas would seize control of the Gaza Strip and that rockets would rain down on Israeli cities. But when, at the end of the interview, we were joined by the Israel Defense Forces spokeswoman and a Haaretz photographer, the chief of staff became a different person. As the photographer had him pose in his office, he started telling jokes.

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Update: Moshe Ya'alon: Strategic thinker and leader -- Jerusalem Post

My Comment: Poignant and disturbing .... and I have no reason to doubt him.

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