Accusations of Leaks by Former Intelligence Officials
Tensions grew in official Israeli circles late this week after the Netanyahu government accused former senior intelligence officials of leaking Israeli government discussions of a possible attack on Iran, allegedly to prevent such an attack from taking place. Yesterday, the usually tight lipped and behind-the-scenes minister Benny Begin and Deputy Prime Minister Yaalon leveled unprecedented criticism on former Mossad director Meir Dagan and former internal security chief (Shin Bet), Yuval Diskin, accusing them of having inflicted the gravest damage against the security of the nation.
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