Moshe Ya'alon claims Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his personal lawyer were involved in making deal with ThyssenKrupp
The political system must understand that the golem of the settlements has turned on its creators.
German government officials reportedly confirmed that David Shimron, the German envoy to Israel and a ThyssenKrupp representative met at a Tel Aviv restaurant.
Moshe Ya'alon cautions Israel that its close identification with the Republican Party could cost it support from the Democratic Party in the long run.
Citing hatred against Arabs and corruption as issues topping his agenda, Ya'alon publicly mulls a political comeback for the first time since he quit Netanyahu's cabinet nearly a year ago.
But those responsible for a war that might have been avoided altogether - according to the scathing report of the 2014 conflict in Gaza - are busy slinging mud.
Israeli premier asked then-Defense Minister Ya'alon to appoint a close associate to top Defense Ministry post, but Ya'alon refused.
The Israeli government did almost nothing to address Gaza's humanitarian crisis, which worsened then and is worsening now. The next war is just a matter of time.
Army failed main objective ■ Ministers kept in dark ■ Major intel gaps on Hamas ■ The scathing report on Israel's 2014 military campaign in the Gaza Strip.
Gaza War Report Netanyahu, Minister Hid Intel About Strategic Hamas Attack That Could Have Sparked War
Security cabinet kept in the dark until last minute about possible casus belli posed by Islamist group, state comptroller says in caustic report on Operation Protective Edge.