When the Shin Bet becomes a political weapon
If the prime minister wants to investigate press leaks, it is the police, not the internal security service, who should handle the job.
Less than two months ago, in early September, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened the inner cabinet and then promptly dissolved the meeting, in punishment for details from the forum's previous session having reached the media and also, in a censored and partial fashion, the public. In an official statement Netanyahu termed the lapse "grave," adding that the leaks harmed the confidence...
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