Israel’s defense minister said a Middle Eastern “Axis of Evil” is trying to destroy the Jewish state. Shaul Mofaz told a Kadima Party conference that Israel faces challenges from the Palestinian Authority, Iran and the north, a reference to Lebanon and Syria. Israel must work with moderate Arab states and the United States to contain the threat, Mofaz said, according to Ha’aretz.
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