Right-wing activists accuse brigadier-general Nitzan Alon of holding 'leftist' world view
Brigadier-General Nitzan Alon, who has come under heavy criticism from right-wing and settler activists, said recently that he is not intimidated by the personal attacks leveled against him after several far-rightists attempted to accost him near his home.
Alon, who is in charge of IDF forces in the West Bank, has been accused by settlers of having a “leftist” world view. He has also come under fire for withholding information surrounding outpost evacuations from soldiers who publicly oppose such actions.
“I will continue to fulfill my duty and implement government orders in the territories”, Alon stated, reiterating that his belief in Israel's "just cause has not changed."
Defense Minister Ehud Barak condemned the attacks on Alon, stressing that he is “defending Israeli
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