How many divisions does Lieberman have? His words should be taken with a grain of salt - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 29.10.11 | 20:51 (IST)

    Lieberman does not control the IDF, which Barak does, nor even the Shin Bet or Mossad which answer to Netanyahu. Thus, Lieberman cannot issue threats on his own. It is true that Lieberman has influence in the government, but his influence is mostly in the area of what steps should NOT be taken rather than on what steps should be taken (since everybody knows his ideas are just too brute). So as Lieberman's teacher, Stalin said: no divisions, no power to his threats.

    from the article: Lieberman: If Gaza rocket fire does not stop, there will be consequences
    First published 20:10 29.10.11 | Last updated 20:10 29.10.11
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