Yaalon, Moshe (1950-)
Né/born Moshe Smilansky
- Quotation from Moshe Yaalon “The Palestinian threat harbours cancer-like attributes that have to be severed” — Aug. 25 2012
Minister of Defense, before an assembly of rabbis.
- Quotation from Moshe Yaalon “The soldier didn't know he was shooting at a Jew” — Dec. 30 2003
IDF Chief of Staff, in response to Knesset members about a Jewish Israeli wounded by the army.
- [wrong] Words attributed to Moshe Yaalon “The Palestinians must be made to understand that they are a defeated people” — Oct. 3 2002
Apocryphal or wrong quotation or doubtful.
- Quotation from Moshe
Yaalon “The characteristics of that threat are invisible, like cancer” — Sep. 3 2002
Israeli Chief of Staff, explaining that with regard to the colonized Palestinians, he prefers targeted destruction and assassinations to mass expulsion or genocide.