and Erin, who works at Croydon University Hospital, have a year-old son, Hendricks.
The Israelis have chosen to ignore Dagan
and put Netanyahu back in power.
recent weeks, Dagan
criticized Netanyahu's decision to speak before the U.
These facts have prompted some scholars to explain the epithet "Baal, son of Dagan
" as reflecting an identification of Dagan
and Baal either by virtue of their parallel function as storm-gods (accepting the Arabic etymology of the root d-g-n for the god Dagan
) or on the grounds that they "competed" for supremacy over the gods in Syria.
caused an uproar when he criticized Netanyahu in the past on the Iranian issue, and he said his opinion had not changed.
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also says that President Ahmadi-nejad is an intelligent man who should not be dismissed as a dense oaf.
Even though Ahmadinejad has made it clear that he wants to destroy Israel, Dagan
said Iranian officials are nonetheless "considering all the implications of their actions.
An attack on Iran before you are exploring all other approaches is not the right way how to do it," Meir Dagan
said to CBS's 60 Minutes, according to a transcript of a program that airs on Sunday.
After he was being criticized for speaking out on this topic, Dagan
, a former general with a fearsome record of ruthlessness against Israel's enemies, has publicly declared that attacking Iran "is the stupidest thing I've ever heard".
Some speculated that Dagan
readying himself for a move into politics, but Tel Aviv-based analyst Viktor Kotsev observed that "If Dagan
's political star twinkles, he could shake up the impasse that has characterized Israeli politics and Middle Eastern diplomacy for many years.