Like Peres, Barak sometimes seems strangely not very left at all. Like Peres, he seems interested in both fact and political gain, and willing to call both sides of a coin flip. I think the familiar issue here is, does Israel want to stop violence, or just subdue it while deriving political gain?
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from the article: Barak: Israel won’t let Egypt deploy more troops in Sinai at the present