When asked recently what issue keeps him awake at night, new security service chief replied that it’s the possibility of Hamas carrying out a large-scale surprise attack. It’s now his job to keep that from happening.06:46 12.02.16 | 0 comments
It is all too easy to join the pack of Israel bashers and apply a yardstick that older democracies, such as the UK and the USA fail to comply with themselves. You must also remember that Israel has been in a state of siege and on a war footing since its foundation, which can explain most of the violations of civil iberties that have occurred hitherto. What worries me now is an attempt by the present government to breach the Rule of Law, which represents a fundamental marker of an accountable government.