Mideast Israel Obit Lipkin Shahak

December 19, 2012 - 8:33 AM
FILE - In this Jan. 6, 1999 file photo former Israeli Chief of Staff Amnon Lipkin-Shahak announces his candidacy for prime minister during a press conference held in Tel Aviv, Israel. Lipkin-Shahak, a former Israeli military chief who later became a Cabinet minister, has died on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. He was 68.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)