How Close Was Israel to a Military Coup?

If there was a 'putsch' against former Defense Minister Barak in the Harpaz affair it should be sought in his efforts to expropriate powers that belong to the entire cabinet.

After the term “putsch” was first used to describe former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi’s gathering of intelligence about then-Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s attempts to undermine him, it was stated here that according to such logic, the disclosure of Leah and Yitzhak Rabin’s illegal dollar bank account in Washington was a military coup executed by an army officer passing...