updated Fri. September 29, 2023
March 23, 2018
One of the latter, Yuval Diskin, attacked Netanyahu this week for his “cowardice.” But Diskin can't have it both ways. You can't blame the prime minister for beating the drums for a dangerous war with Iran and in the same breath complain about him vacillating. Netanyahu is a pessimist when it comes to theÃâÃÂ ...
March 21, 2018
He dispatched Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin to Cairo to discuss a deal, but then Hamas suddenly pulled back. What changed Hamas' mind about cutting a deal for Shalit? “There was a set protest tent outside the Prime Minister's Office then, with members of the Shalit family and their supporters demandingÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2018
Meanwhile, former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin said on Monday that the country has “lost its way” under Netanyahu. “I feel that the country has lost its way,” Diskin told a business conference in Tel Aviv. “It has become very populist, without direction, vision and ideology, and its leadership is utterly lacking inÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
We decided to put together a delegation headed by Yuval Diskin, who until then did not believe Hamas would be willing to make a deal. There was a set protest tent outside the Prime Minister's office then with members of the Shalit family and their supporters demanding the release of the soldier,” who hadÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
Netanyahu resigned as foreign minister in August 2005, in protest over Sharon's plan to disengage from Gaza, part of the Palestinian territory. To critics such as Yuval Diskin, the former head of Israel's domestic intelligence organisation, Netanyahu holds an inflated sense of entitlement. Diskin once said: "AtÃâÃÂ ...
Breaking Israel News
February 27, 2018
Ami Ayalon, Carmi Gillon, and Yuval Diskin, the former bosses of Shabak, Israel's version of the FBI, defended the anti-Israel activists of Breaking the Silence. Ayalon had also served Labor in the Knesset. Breaking the Silence has received money from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund which was among theÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin recently wrote: "We have good reason to be terrified by the ethical and moral rot that leads us damaging the separation of powers in the country and trying to infiltrate the process by which our elected officials are investigated." Israel and the United States are operating inÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
To the extent that anyone here in the audience or on our panel may be Jewish, I would just remind you that we are people of the book, and we are raised on disputations over text. We believe that constant argument is a good thing; we believe that the best argument wins in the end after a lot of bitterÃâÃÂ ...
September 16, 2016
The Herzliya-based CyMotive is being headed up by former Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin who will serve as the chairman. His co-founders are ex-Shabak personalities Tsafrir Kats, who led the Shin Bet's Technology Division, and Dr. Tamir Bechor who was in charge computing and information at the Shabak.
December 17, 2015
The attack on Breaking the Silence and other human rights groups in Israel is tempestuous, populist and completely unnecessary, according to former Shin Bet security service chief Yuval Diskin. In a Facebook post, Diskin wrote that while he opposes the activities of nongovernmental organizations andÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
January 4, 2013
Yuval Diskin, who resigned 18 months ago as head of the security service, known as the Shin Bet, said other prime ministers he had worked closely with — both conservative and liberal — “came from this place in which the interests of the state stand above all else,” in contrast to Mr. Netanyahu and hisÃâÃÂ ...