Barak as ‘guardian’ of alliance with US

04.10.2012                      18.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 2

Analyse:

Barak as ‘guardian’ of alliance with US

Sources close to defense minister say he is working with the Obama Administration, Pentagon, Congress to ensure crucial US support.

Whether it’s because elections are in the air or because of real disagreements between Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on how to engage the Obama administration on Iran, sources close to Barak insisted this week that he is the key to maintaining a sturdy bridge between Jerusalem and Washington….