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Ex-CIA official says former Mossad chief Dagan contradicts his official 2010 assessments

Ex-CIA analyst Fred Fleitz writes former Mossad chief Meir Dagan is ‘playing politics with security.’ “His criticism of Netanyahu’s statements about the Iranian nuclear program don’t hold up.” & in a 2010 security briefing “sang an entirely different tune.”

By Yoni Hersch & Israel Hayom Staff


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Olmert says on TV: I don’t trust Barak with security matters

Israel’s channel 2 investigative report, shows spat between former PM & defense minister as they struggled to cope with growing Iranian nuclear threat

Netanyahu allegedly ordered IDF on alert to strike Iran in 2010.


In a rare public spat between what were once two of Israel’s highest-ranking politicians, former prime minister Ehud Olmert said he did not trust Defense Minister Ehud Barak with Israel’s most serious military matters, in a Channel 2 investigative report aired Monday.

Olmert & Barak – Photo: REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen

“I would very much prefer that this large a responsibility on these subjects (such as the Iranian nuclear program) will be in the hands of somebody else, not his,” Olmert said.

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