Halevy should know something about difficult situations. Since arriving as a teenager to Israel in the year of its birth, 1948, he’s been involved in some of the country’s most earthshaking events.
Israeli mining magnate Dan Gertler had sanctions placed on him by the US for allegedly corrupt activities in the DRC.
Democracy functions best when civilians are in charge and when there are checks and balances on the power of individuals.
The spymaster responded that he has no partisan connections and that his sole role is Israel’s security, regardless of who happens to sit in the prime minister’s chair.
The allegations were made by businessman Arnon Milchan and his assistant Hadas Klein as part of their testimonies in Netanyahu's ongoing criminal trial.
The officials agreed to continue to discuss the matter during a phone call on Thursday, their second since US President Joe Biden’s inauguration last month.
Whatever Biden’s timeline is for moving forward on the Iran issue – be it before Tehran’s June elections or at a later date – the identity of the Israeli emissary has become clouded as time goes by.
This year's selections included 12 Mossad employees - "the best of the best," Rivlin called them.
"D" will replace Yossi Cohen as the next director of the Mossad in June 2021.
The plane returned to Israel after only a few hours.