Ahmed Jabari is Netanyahu's Osama bin Laden
Just as the assassination of Osama bin Laden turned into a tremendous electoral asset for the U.S. president, closing accounts with Jabari, the abductor of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, will be a key point in the campaign of Netanyahu and Barak.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who spent the day together Wednesday at the Northern Command, became best friends once again for a few hours, the commander and his subordinate from the Sayeret Matkal elite commando unit, the inseparables. The two toured the Golan Heights and observed the battles between the rebels and the army of Syrian President Bashar Assad, but their minds...
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