Arnon Milchan, top left, James packer, top right, PM Benjamin Netanyahu, bottom left, and Mossad chief Yossi Cohen. Olivier Fitoussi, AP and Bloomberg

Analysis Did Milchan and Packer Push Netanyahu to Pick Their Buddy to Head the Mossad?

As Yossi Cohen's ties to Netanyahu's rich friends come to light, shadows lengthen over the night he was tapped to lead Israel's spy agency. If a link could be established, Israel may see both its prime minister and its Mossad chief gone in one fell swoop.

A few months ago, while Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit was still pondering whether to turn the suspicions against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into a full-blown criminal investigation, I proposed a...

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