Former Shin Bet chief warns of bi-national state (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Attila Somfalvi Published: 06.09.12, 17:43)
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Yaakov Peri says political deadlock could open door for terror wave
or new intifada. ´This is the end of Zionism,´ he says
Former Shin Bet chief Yaakov Peri is warning that deadlocked peace
talks could open the door for a new intifada or a terror wave.
Speaking at a cultural event in Kfar Saba on Saturday, Peri
criticized the government´s policy: "We’re dealing with fateful
issues in Israel, the peace process is deadlocked and we´re heading
rapidly towards a bi-national state. This is the end of Zionism, we
need new leadership."
Peri also addressed the Harpaz affair and the recent publication of
the State Comptroller´s protocols, stating that "neither side is
Referring to the migrant problem he said, "The Egyptian government is
not handling the infiltrators. We are seeing Sinai turning into a
terror hub, al-Qaeda´s headquarters."
Peri joins a long line of former senior officials who have leveled
harsh criticism against the Netanyahu administration, including
outgoing Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin and ex-Mossad director Meir
"This government has no interest in talking to the Palestinians,
period. Let alone resolving anything with them, this is certain,"
Diskin said. "The prime minister knows that if he takes a step in
that direction then his power and strong coalition will crumble.
Therein lies the Palestinians´ frustration." (Copyright 2012 ©
Yedioth Internet 06/09/12)
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