leaders on the left blasted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu following the
Harpaz Report's release on Sunday, saying it showed his lack of responsibility
in matters of national security.
Labor leader Shelly Yacimovich said the
report shows that Defense Minister Ehud Barak and former IDF chief of staff Gabi
Ashkenazi have "twisted" motivations when making decisions that influence the
fate of the State of Israel.
that the report brings up a "disturbing question: Where was Netanyahu, and did
he not think this behavior harmed national security?"
Tzipi Livni said the Harpaz
Report, together with former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin's recent criticism of the
prime minister, show that Netanyahu is "unable to manage, with a steady hand,
Israel's national security issues."
"Netanyahu prefers narrow political
interests over national ones, and has failed once again," Livni