On the last days of August 2016, former Mossad director Tamir Prado gave his first public interview. Brief and sober, Prado stated that Israel’s greatest existential threat was not external, but internal. “If a divided society crosses a certain threshold,” he said, “it can deteriorate in the extreme case to civil war … and I fear that we are heading in this direction.” Pardo fingered the Palestinian conflict as the issue most dividing Israeli society. One camp believes Israel must hold to what is rightly hers. The other insists the so-called “West Bank” is under occupation. Solving the…
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