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October 04, 2002

Why Doesn't He Keep His Mouth Shut

Labor party head and aspiring (and perspiring) prime minster candidate and current defense minister Benjamin Ben Eliezer aannounced that the US will attack Irack before the end of November.

Speaking at a meeting of Labor Party ministers on Thursday, Defense Minister and Party Chairman Benjamin Ben-Eliezer estimated that a U.S. military attack against Iraq would begin at the end of November.

Sources close to Ben-Eliezer said that the initial assessment of the defense ministry was that an assault on Iraq would commence in the middle of December. They said that the defense minister's remarks Thursday were based on new information received by the intelligence establishment.