Barak visiting US next week to try and hurry up war on Iran and head off Goldstone report
Defense Minister Ehud Barak will travel Tuesday to the United States for meetings with high-ranking U.S. and UN officials.
Barak is due to meet with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and other Pentagon officials.
On Barak's agenda are the Iranian nuclear threat and prospects of renewing negotiations with the PA.
At UN headquarters he is expected to discuss the Goldstone report on the Gaza war.