Netanyahu gives Shin Bet edge over own security staff

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. © Ronen Zvulun/Pool/EPA/MaxPPP
The Israeli prime minister no longer seems in control of far-right minister Itamar Ben-Gvir's conduct, and has decided to distance him from the Israeli Defense Force's new military operation in the Gaza Strip. That has meant overriding Israel's traditional decision-making process. [...]
Published on 15.05.2023 at 04:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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