November 15, 2018

Bomb Egypt, behead disloyal Arabs: Israel parts ways with 'Jewish ISIS' defense chief

Avigdor Lieberman has resigned as Israel's defense chief, but his inflammatory utterances – ranging from calling for disloyal Arabs to be beheaded, to proposing Egypt be bombed – remain as reminders of his right-wing politics.

Lieberman, who created Israel's right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu party, resigned as defense minister on Wednesday after denouncing the government's recent ceasefire with Hamas as a "capitulation to terror." Read more.


Israel's Defense Chief Resigns, Slams Netanyahu for 'Surrendering to Hamas Terror' (video) - Haaretz
Populism and Empty Threats: Lieberman Earned the Public's Disdain (paywall) - Haaretz

Hamas And Israel Agree To Egyptian-Brokered Cease-Fire - NPR
Abbas agrees to Egypt-mediated ‘calm’ between Israel and Hamas — report - Times of Israel

Israeli Defense Minister’s Resignation not a “Victory” for Gaza but a Warning that the Worst is to Come - MintPress

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