Monday, March 27, 2023

Netanyahu announced the creation of a "National Guard" controlled by National Security Minister Ben-Gvir

CNN really hides that development way down in its summary of today's events.

From his Wikipedia page:

When he came of age for conscription into the Israel Defense Forces at 18, he was exempted from service by the IDF due to his extreme-right political background


In 1995, a few weeks before the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Ben-Gvir came to public attention for the first time when he appeared on television brandishing a Cadillac hood ornament that had been stolen from Rabin's car and declared: "We got to his car, and we'll get to him too."


In 2007, ... he was convicted for incitement to racism