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Israeli generals revolt against Israeli obscurantism

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Yuval Diskin, former head of Shabak ("Shin Bet"), the Israeli counter-espionage agency, was the next in line to come out against the positions held by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak.

As regards relations between Israeli Jews and other ethnic groups, Mr. Diskin said that "over the past 10-15 years Israel has become more and more racist. All of the studies point to this. This is racism toward Arabs and toward foreigners, and we are also becoming a more belligerent society."

Above all, he stated that Israeli politicians are driven by irrational motives: "I don’t have faith in the current leadership of Israel to lead us to an event of this magnitude, of war with Iran (...) I have no faith in the prime minister, nor in the defense minister. I really don’t have faith in a leadership that makes decisions out of messianic feelings."

Yuval Diskin’s sensational statements were supported by Meir Dagan, former director of the Mossad, and they come on the heels of the views expressed by the Chief of General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces, General Benny Gantz, who acknowledged that Iran is not seeking to manufacture a nuclear bomb.Israel turns the page to 21 years of deception about alleged Iranian bomb [1].

Such a standpoint emanating from Israeli security officials aim to bring politicians to reason and to dissuade them from embarking the country into a war against Iran.

While the Western media paints Israel as a modern state and the "only democracy in the Middle East," the country continues to lives under emergency rule and its current leaders belong to extremist sects.

Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak openly curry favor with ultra-orthodox rabbis like Ovadia Yosef, leader of the Shas political party. The latter considers that non-Jews were born only to serve the people of Israel [2], or that all Palestinians must perish [3]

During his speech at the UN General Assembly in September 2011, Netanyahu spoke about the education he received from his master, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, leader of the Lubavitch Hasidic movement [4] It is the Israeli Prime Minister’s personal conviction that this rabbi is the Messiah. He supposedly did not die in 1994, but continues to live hidden in plain sight.

In 2010, in a speech during a ceremony marking the liberation of Auschwitz, Benjamin Netanyahu announced that the prophecy of Ezekiel chapter 37, "The dry bones," had been accomplished [5].

Within this logic, the scatological prophecies contained in chapters 38 and 39 are yet to be fulfilled. Israel will have to participate in a huge battle, with heavy casualties on either side, but where God will intervene to save the "Chosen People." This sect considers a major war against Iran to be an indispensable stage for the appearance of the Messiah.

According to Yuval Diskin and colleagues, this belief is the only mobile that for years has been driving Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak to provoke a war with Iran.

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