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Ehud Barak (left) with Clinton and Arafat
Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak is set to quit politics after the new Israeli government is sworn in. The move sees the end of a long career in Israel's military and political establishment.
Barak served in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) for 39 years, where he became the Chief of General Staff. After a few years, he joined the country's political system as