Dichter: Targeted assassinations require PM's ok

Former Shin Bet head Avi Dichter said that every targeted assassination that the IDF carries out is done with the personal okay of the prime minister. In a lecture at an American research institute, Dichter acknowledged that such assassinations can endanger innocent Palestinians' lives as well as that of the target. Dichter also mentioned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, saying that he says the right things in condemning terror, but does not take any actions to combat the terrorists.