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  12/16/2011, Kislev 20, 5772

Official: Alon's Appointment Decided on by Barak

Nitzan Alon’s appointment as the head of Central Command was a personal decision of Defense Minister Ehud Barak, a senior official in Central Command told Arutz Sheva on Thursday.

According to the official, Chief of Staff Benny Gantz did not have any say in the matter and he served only as a rubber stamp.