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Bibi knows where Ya'alon stands on peace talks

In view of Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's recent statements, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu knows that his top minister might jeopardize the possibility of talks with the Palestinians as he did before.
(L-R) Israel's military chief Benny Gantz, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres and Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon attend a graduation ceremony of Israeli naval officers in the northern city of Haifa September 11, 2013. Netanyahu said on Wednesday Syria must be stripped of its chemical weapons and that the international community must make sure those who use weapons of mass destruction pay a price. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) - RTX13HVO
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But if the ox had a reputation for goring, yet its owner failed to keep it under control, he must pay full compensation — a live ox for the dead one — but he may keep the dead ox. (Exodus 21:36)

Shimon Shiffer, the commentator of Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, did us a big favor on Jan. 14 by publishing the “off the record” slanderous words leveled at US Secretary of State John Kerry by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon. From now on, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will no longer be able to shake off the doings of his defense minister by claiming that “he didn’t know with whom he was dealing.”

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