Ex-Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen Is Arrogant and Corrupt – and Wants to Be Prime Minister

Outgoing Mossad chief Yossi Cohen's parting words remind us that Benjamin Netanyahu's norms and political style have deeply penetrated Israel's civil service

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Former Mossad head Yossi Cohen.
Former Mossad head Yossi Cohen. Credit: David Bachar
Guy Rolnik
Guy Rolnik
Guy Rolnik
Guy Rolnik

Yossi Langotsky will celebrate his 88th birthday next January. But two weeks ago, when he came to TheMarker’s podcast studio, it was clear that his long-term perspective hasn’t dampened his style. There are at least two issues that still enrage him.

A so-called “government of change” came into being last month, and anyone who participated in the huge campaign to oust Benjamin Netanyahu is enjoying the feeling that the arrogance, hegemony, toxicity and incitement are gradually draining out of our local political and public discourse.

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