Ahead of the ICC's decision on whether to investigate suspected war crimes in the territories, a list of 200 to 300 officials was compiled, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Alternative Prime Minister Benny Gantz
Yoram Cohen’s five years heading the security service saw him oversee the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap and trade blows with Military Intelligence over the 2014 Gaza war. And despite the recent outbreak of violence in the West Bank, he maintained a good relationship with his Palestinian counterparts. Haaretz reviews his term in office.
Current head Yoram Cohen is squabbling with the army chief and crafting a religious-Zionist Shin Bet. Israel needs someone better.
On Sunday, Lieberman's lawyer sent letters to AP, the agency's reporter Diaa Hadid and to Israel Defense editor Amir Rapaport, threatening to file suit unless apologies were issued.
The crux of the matter is the immediate urgency to carry it out ourselves, alongside the proper judgment, good faith and good intentions of Barak and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.