Peres is in his eighties and in good health. May it continue. Ehud Barak, I believe, will be 70 in 2011. Perhaps it is time to give other luminaries in the Labor Party,a chance. Such as Isaac Herzog, Paz-Pines, or Daniel ben-Simon. Time will tell. Barak is indeed a miliary hero, but is it really "apres moi, le deluge?"
Iranian parliamentary panel gives conditional nod to nuke deal (Reuters)
from the article: Haaretz poll: 57% of Israelis support plan to talk to Hamas