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February 23, 2005
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Maj. Gen. Dan Halutz will be recommended as the next chief of staff of the Israeli army. Israel’s defense minister, Shaul Mofaz, announced Tuesday that he would recommend Halutz, now the deputy chief of staff, to replace Lt. Gen. Moshe Ya’alon. Ya’alon’s three-year tenure was not extended beyond its scheduled end this summer.

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