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Israeli defense minister warns of 'bad Iranian deal'

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon warns of Iranian aspirations for regional hegemony, claiming that the West did not present tough enough negotiation stances: ''Current discussions would result in an agreement that isn’t a good one.''
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon speaks during a joint news conference with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (not pictured) at The Kirya, the Israeli Defense Force headquarters, in Tel Aviv May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) - RTR3PAZF
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Moshe "Bogie" Ya’alon is pleased with what he calls “the awakening of the West with regard to the danger of the Islamic State [IS].”

In interviews with Israeli news outlets during Sukkot (Oct. 14), the Israeli defense minister explained: “The very fact that Western countries are waking up is important, because the Islamic State is a threat not just to our region. The West — Europe and the United States — is experiencing this threat exactly the way we do. Fighters leave Europe to fight in Syria and Iraq. Then they go back home as trained terrorists. This leads to terror attacks such as the one at the Jewish Museum in Brussels [May 24]."

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