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Netanyahu and His 'Inner Circle' Are Losing Their Minds Over Losing Their Bodyguards

While Netanyahu sprayed claims alleging that the lives of his family would be in danger if their security detail was taken away from them, Israel's law enforcement and security agencies asserted there is no intelligence indicating such a threat

Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
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Yossi Verter

There’s no easy way to say this, but it can’t be avoided either: The person who called the attention of the entire world to the fact that on Monday, the security protection will be removed from his wife and his two sons, is opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu. “He’s really asking for it,” said a very senior political figure to me in amazement last week. Netanyahu, and nobody else, took a minor event that would have passed below the radar, tossed it sky-high and blew it up like a nuclear missile.

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