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Shin Bet boss Ronen Bar battles internal headwinds and Palestinian strife

Ronen Bar, chief of the Israel Security Agency or 'Shin Bet'
Ronen Bar, chief of the Israel Security Agency or "Shin Bet" © Yossi Zeliger/AFP
The man running Israel's internal security service since 2021 is no longer holding back on the threats hanging over the Israeli state, not the least the dangers presented by the Jewish settlements. At the same time, he has responded to the emergence of new armed groups in the West Bank by focusing efforts on the territory, even at the risk of falling out with Ramallah and Cairo. [...]
Published on 23.09.2022 at 07:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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