Vice President Biden, Israelis bid farewell to former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon

By William Booth, Ruth Eglash, January 13, 2014

JERUSALEM — Israel’s political and military establishment, joined by Vice President Biden and former British prime minister Tony Blair, praised Ariel Sharon at a state memorial ceremony here Monday, lauding his warrior spirit and his turn toward peace — but also hinting at the longtime general’s pugnacious, sometimes reckless public style.

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