In fact, just the opposite. As much as Israelis think something strong needs to be done in Gaza, it's hard to believe Barak will do it because it's right. After his withdrawal from Lebanon, which was perceived by many to be wrong, he's going to do what President Shrub did and be tough for the sake of being tough.
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from the article: Barak to be defense minister; Peretz: No chance of cooperation