3 articles tagged "Yuval Diskin"
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Will Netanyahu face an election before Obama?
Netanyahu’s choices: Strike Iran before or after Israeli elections
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 29, 2012

Binyamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak are facing another of the periodic opposition campaigns to unseat them. New faces have joined the opposition lineup, including a fledgling party, “There is a Future.” They are campaigning against an Israeli attack to preempt a nuclear Iran, questioning both leaders’ credentials for leading one and calling for an early election. However, before peaking, the opposition campaign is starting to backfire, debkafile reports. Netanyahu may count on a successful operation against Iran boosting him at the polls.

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Yuval Diskin ex-Shin Bet director
Ex-Shin Bet chief runs down Netanyahu and Barak as war leaders
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 28, 2012

Yuval Diskin has a point about an Israeli attack’s potential for halting Iran’s race for a nuclear bomb – but not when he argues it would accelerate that race. Without an Israeli attack Tehran doubled the pace of its nuclear development in the past year. It is important to examine the ex-Shin Bet’s motives for echoing left-wing rhetoric against current Israeli leaders - especially as most Israeli left-of-center parties and protest groups are funded by foreign political interests.

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Shin Beit Director Yuval Diskin
Shin Bet chief warns against lifting Gaza siege. Hamas has 5,000 missiles
DEBKAfile Special Report June 15, 2010

Shin Beit (Israel's internal security service) director Yuval Diskin sternly warned Tuesday, June 15, that the steps embarked on by prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and defense minister Ehud Barak to ease the Gaza siege gravely imperiled Israel's security.
Transferring inspections of Gaza-bound vessels from the Israeli Navy to international monitors or foreign ports would leave Israel wide open to a "gigantic security breach." On land, he said, Hamas had piled up 5,000 missiles, a few of which could reach Tel Aviv.

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