Former top Israeli general Yair Golan rejects annexation, says "we need deal with Palestinians, not US”
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This week, Ben talks with former chief of staff of the IDF and Knesset Member Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yair Golan. The left-wing lawmaker, a member of the Meretz Party, said that he is opposed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex parts of the West Bank, expressing his fears that annexation will endanger the Zionist dream and turn Israel into an apartheid state. Golan argues that Israelis don’t need a deal with the US administration, rather they need a deal with the Palestinians. The retired general also revealed that he wants to one day be prime minister of Israel.