Instead of worrying about domestic interests interfering in appointments, it would seem wise to worry about foreign interests, specifically transnational military lobbies. They already own Israel lock stock and barrel. Harpaz' Pickel Security and his associations with Italian commercial military interests seems more of concern than domestic Israeli issues.
Twin bombs kill around 10 and wound 100 in Cameroon town (Reuters)
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