Lapid signed order to extend Yossi Peled’s term in November, two weeks before a massive oil leak in southern Israel.
A secret government bank account holds funds Israel owes Iran for oil it received before the 1979 revolution. Israel refuses to reveal who has been depositing money into and withdrawing money from the account.
The just-retired chief of staff’s tenure will not be studied in combat legacy and strategy classes, but ought to be remembered in political science courses.
‘Iran has a government we can do business with,’ the prime minister should, but won’t, say in his address to Congress.