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In this Nov. 26, 2012, file photo, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak speaks to the media in Tel Aviv. Barak is being sued in the U.S. over his nation's deadly raid of six Turkish boats trying to break Israel's blockage of Gaza in 2010. The Turkish parents of 19-year-old Furkan Dogan, among nine killed in the raid, sued Barak in federal court in Los Angeles on Oct. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

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FILE - In this Monday Jan. 17, 2011 file photo, Former Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak attends a press conference at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem. Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s comments that Israel came close to ordering an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities but was thwarted by military men and cowardly politicians could shake up Israeli politics. The leaked interview, in which Barak also described Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as indecisive and obsessively pessimistic, was the talk of the town Sunday in an Israel obsessed about Iran. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)

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** FILE ** In this photo made available by the Israeli Defense Ministry, Defense minister Ehud Barak (center), Chief of Staff Benny Gantz (right) and head of Israel's Southern Command Tal Tousso attend a briefing in Beersheba, Israel, on Nov. 15, 2012. (Associated Press/Ariel Hermoni, Israeli Defense Ministry)

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak walk together into the Pentagon as Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Barak to the Pentagon, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak walk together into the Pentagon as Hagel hosts an honor cordon to welcome Barak to the Pentagon, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak speaks at the 49th Munich Security Conference on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in Munich. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak speaks to the media in Tel Aviv on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak attends a press conference in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 17 2011, where he abruptly announced that he was leaving his Labor Party and forming a new parliamentary faction inside the governing coalition. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak speaks to the media in Tel Aviv on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Mr. Barak shook up the Israeli political system with the abrupt announcement that he is quitting politics and will not run in general elections in January. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak speaks to the media in Tel Aviv on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, center left, and US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro, center right, speak to journalists in front of a military Iron Dome defense missile system, designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, near the costal city of Tel Aviv. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

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** FILE ** In this photo made available by the Israeli Defense Ministry, Defense minister Ehud Barak (center), Chief of Staff Benny Gantz (right) and head of Israel's Southern Command Tal Tousso attend a briefing in Beersheba, Israel, on Nov. 15, 2012. (Associated Press/Ariel Hermoni, Israeli Defense Ministry)

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Israeli Defense minister Ehud Barak (left) and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta meet Aug. 1, 2012, in Tel Aviv. Israel's threats to attack Iran and the violence convulsing Syria top the agenda of Panetta's meetings Wednesday with Israeli government leaders. (Associated Press)

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Israeli Defense minister Ehud Barak (left) and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta meet Aug. 1, 2012, in Tel Aviv. Israel's threats to attack Iran and the violence convulsing Syria top the agenda of Panetta's meetings Wednesday with Israeli government leaders. (Associated Press)

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Israeli Defense minister Ehud Barak (left) and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta meet Aug. 1, 2012, in Tel Aviv. Israel's threats to attack Iran and the violence convulsing Syria top the agenda of Panetta's meetings Wednesday with Israeli government leaders. (Associated Press)

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Released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit (second from right) walks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (second from left), Defense Minister Ehud Barak (left) and Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz at the Tel Nof Air Base in southern Israel on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Israeli Defense Ministry)

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Released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, is escorted by his father Noam Schalit, right, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense minster Ehud Barak as he arrives at Tel Nof Air base in southern Israel, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/ GPO, HO)

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Released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, left, shakes hand with Defense Minister Ehud Barak as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, smiles at the Tel Nof Air base in southern Israel, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/ Defense Ministry, Ariel Hermoni, HO)

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Released Sgt. Gilad Schalit (second from right) walks with his father, Noam (right), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (second from left) and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak (left) at the Tel Nof Air Base in southern Israel on Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Israeli Defense Ministry)

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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (left), shown with Israel Defense Minister Ehud Barak in Tel Aviv on Thursday, said the rocket attacks against Israel were "repugnant." (Associated Press)