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Israeli generals revolt against Israeli obscurantism

Yuval Diskin, former head of Shabak (“Shin Bet”), the Israeli counter-espionage agency, was the next in line to come out against the positions held by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak.

As regards relations between Israeli Jews and other ethnic groups, Mr. Diskin said that “over the past 10-15 years Israel has become more and more racist. All of the studies point to this. This is racism toward Arabs and toward foreigners, and we are also becoming a more belligerent society.”

Above all, he stated that Israeli politicians are driven by irrational motives: “I don’t have faith in the current leadership of Israel to lead us to an event of this magnitude, of war with Iran (…) I have no faith in the prime minister, nor in the defense minister. I really don’t have faith in a leadership that makes decisions out of messianic feelings.

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