Yonah Jeremy Bob

International lawyer, constitutional law commentator, Jerusalem Post Correspondent, lecturer and more

Rule of Law: Transforming the Shin Bet

Will Security agency be transformed-or are the changes on symbolic?

Possibly the most powerful force in Israel up to this point, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) last week may have undergone no less than a revolution, which could handcuff its power and completely transform its method of operation. Read more…

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Shin Bet, state attorney may split difference on changes

Analysis: Turkel Commission recommendations may end in compromise deal.

As coalition negotiations are now showing on a daily basis, even the most important aspects of state in this country often get negotiated and resolved not all that differently from the back and forth one sees in the marketplace. Read more...