Ayalon briefs Lieberman ahead of Washington trip

Former US ambassador Danny Ayalon briefed new strategic affairs minister Avigdor Lieberman at the Knesset on Monday ahead of Lieberman's trip to Washington, DC, later this week. Lieberman will meet with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and address the presitigious Saban forum. Sources close to Lieberman had said that he wanted to hire Ayalon to work in his ministry but Ayalon told The Jerusalem Post that he was not interested in government work at this juncture in his career and he "wants to help the state of Israel now in a different way."