Israel: Security Chiefs Supporting Shalit Deal


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In a move representing a total turnaround, Kol Chai Radio reports that IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz just briefed the cabinet, along with the heads of the ISA (Israel Security Agency – Shin Bet) and the Mossad, all expressing their support for the deal.

If this is the case, it would represent an about-face from the position held by the security chiefs regarding previous prisoner release deals.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)