Michael Lynk says that human rights defenders in the region face scorn and accused Israel of trying to delegitimize their work.
Earlier on Friday U.S. journalist Danielle Berrin rejected Shavit's apology in which he claimed that the incident was a flirtation: 'No person of sound judgment would have interpreted his advances as anything other than unwanted, aggressive sexual contact.'
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The former defense minister sent the press scrambling for clues after saying vaguely that Netanyahu left Israel with 'an extremely troubling vulnerability to a key security challenge.' A hint as to what that might have been can be found in Dennis Ross' last book.
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