Israel's Barak Quits in a Stunner

Centrist's abrupt exit comes at key crossroads ahead of election

By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 26, 2012 5:41 AM CST | Updated Nov 26, 2012 7:58 AM CST

(Newser) – Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak abruptly threw in the towel today, quitting politics in a stunning resignation that cleaves Israel from one of its key moderate voices at a critical crossroads for the nation. The decorated general and former PM will complete his current term,...   Read full story »


NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS
Other Sites We Like:   The Street   |   24/7 Wall St.   |   BuzzFeed   |   Cracked   |   World History Project   |   POPSUGAR Tech   |   Business Insider   |   HuffPost Entertainment