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Backing Netanyahu on Iran, Israel's Military Chief Strikes Defiant Tone Against Biden

Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi has warned the new administration against returning to the Iranian nuclear deal, but he shouldn’t be lecturing Israel’s key ally

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel

For years now, the annual Herzliya Conference and the confab at Tel Aviv University’s Institute for National Security Studies have provided Israel’s military chiefs of staff with a twice-yearly stage for speeches. On Tuesday the current chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, appeared at an INSS conference marked by coronavirus restrictions. He addressed an empty auditorium in a speech that was livestreamed on the center’s Facebook page.

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