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Netanyahu Is ‘Sabotaged’ Again

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This isn’t the first time the public has heard about the suspicions and distrust that reigned between Benjamin Netanyahu and the defense chiefs in the dispute over whether to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities. But it has now become clear, as reported by the investigative news program “Uvda,” that the prime minister’s distrust exceeded the reasonable in a democratic state, and that he asked the then-director of the Shin Bet security service, Yoram Cohen, to wiretap the phones of Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and Mossad Director Tamir Pardo.

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Though the program quoted sources in the Defense Ministry as saying that Cohen had disgustedly refused Netanyahu’s request, Cohen himself issued a denial. Yet from this statement’s wording, it emerges that there was........

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