IDF Generals Say Netanyahu is a Threat to Israeli Security

From “Netanyahu a ‘danger’ to Israel, say 200 security veterans” – Middle East Eye

A group of Israeli generals have launched an unprecedented attack on the prime minister as he prepares to address US Congress
 Prime Minister Netanyahu looks on during a press conference with Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat (AFP)

Prime Minister Netanyahu looks on during a press conference with Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat (AFP)

In an unprecedented move, 200 veterans of the Israeli security services accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday of being a “danger” to Israel.

The new group, called Commanders for Israel’s Security, warned that Netanyahu was doing irreparable harm to the country’s relationship with Washington, just two days before he is due to address the US Congress.

The Israeli prime minister is expected to use the speech to try to undermine negotiations currently taking place between major world powers and Iran. He has claimed that any agreement reached at the talks’ conclusion, later this month, will leave Iran a “nuclear threshold state” hellbent on destroying Israel.

Half a dozen former generals spoke out at a press conference in Tel Aviv on Sunday, urging Netanyahu to cancel the speech before ties with the US deteriorate even further.

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2 replies

  1. I wish sane minds would of kept Bibi from landing his plane. This is going to hurt Israeli and the GOP.

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  2. It looks like it is hurting his poll numbers. The best thing that could happen to Israel is getting rid of Netanyahu.


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