Ex-spymaster slams 'weak' Netanyahu government

'I worked with them. They don't have a clear plan. They don't lead by personal example.'Arutz Sheva, 2/4/2018, 10:31 PM

German paper: Yuval Diskin involved in Volkswagen scandal

Der Spiegel: Former Shin Bet Chief & Israeli Ambassador to Germany had prior knowledge of 'Dieselgate.' Diskin: 'Nothing to do with affair.'Mordechai Sones, 2/9/2017, 5:56 PM

The IDF generals' twenty-year long attempt to defeat Netanyahu

No Six Day War ended IDF brass opposition to Israel's elected Prime Minister Netanyahu. The war of the generals makes the media war and its latest French donor battle, pale in comparison. Giulio Meotti, 6/8/2016, 5:54 AM

Former Shin Bet head blames Israeli gov for terror wave

Former Shin Bet director Yuval Diskin says terror is result of hopelessness, lack of political dialogue.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/19/2016, 11:39 PM

Former Shin Bet chief defends 'Breaking the Silence'

Yuval Diskin claims leftist groups like 'Breaking the Silence' are an "important part of any democracy".Shimon Cohen, 12/17/2015, 5:46 AM

Former ISA Chief Accuses Religious Zionists of 'Domination'

Strong backlash after Yuval Diskin claims Israel's religious community is creating 'a new Judea' in incitement-laced post.Tova Dvorin, 8/8/2015, 10:48 PM

Former Shin Bet Chief Mulls Political Career

One of Netanyahu's biggest critics, former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin, may himself enter the political arena in years to come.Cynthia Blank, 6/18/2015, 1:57 PM

Former Shin Bet Chief Endorses Herzog

Yuval Diskin says Netanyahu "failed in every category", endorses Herzog as Prime Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/13/2015, 9:05 PM

Diskin: Likud Turned Dagan into an Ungrateful Leftist

Former Shin Bet chief blasts PM Netanyahu and the Likud for their reactions to Meir Dagan's comments at leftist rally.Elad Benari, 3/10/2015, 4:16 AM

Diskin: Filming PM's Residence 'Serious Breach of Security'

Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin criticizes Netanyahu for filming inside his home, because of the security threat it poses.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 2/16/2015, 7:43 PM

Likud's Latest Election Clip: Left Will Give in to Islamic State

Likud releases new campaign video depicting Left allowing ISIS into Israel, drawing ire from both Labor-Hatnua and Yuval Diskin.Cynthia Blank, 2/15/2015, 8:17 AM

Former ISA Chief: Attacks on Bibi's Wife Aren't Incitement

Yuval Diskin rebukes PM for calling charges against his wife "incitement," says real incitement is what killed Rabin.Cynthia Blank, 2/1/2015, 1:45 PM

Former Shin Bet Chief: Right-wing Parties are 'Destructive'

Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin launches Facebook tirade against Likud, Jewish Home and Yisrael Beytenu.Uzi Baruch, 12/26/2014, 3:14 AM

Former Shin Bet Chief Urges Livni to Apologize to Netanyahu

Yuval Diskin says Tzipi Livni's remarks on a satirical program were "unacceptable and ugly", urges her to apologize.Benny Moshe, 12/16/2014, 12:13 AM

'Left Bloc? Three Failed Politicians Want to Unite!'

Deputy Minister Hotoveli mocks reports of center and left parties uniting for March elections. 'No direction, no leadership in Left.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/7/2014, 2:47 PM

Ex-ISA Chief Slams 'Hollow' Zionist Left

Yuval Diskin announced that he is not entering politics. The reason – his disappointment with the Left.Gil Ronen, 11/4/2014, 10:36 AM

Ex-Shin Bet Head Supports Bennett in Tunnel Flap

Yuval Diskin lauds Bennett for demanding action in Cabinet, refusing to be 'an extra' in show run by Netanyahu and Ya'alon.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 9/17/2014, 11:34 AM

Ex-Shin Bet Director: What Would We Do With Gaza, Anyway?

Former Shin Bet director slams right wing MKs, and accuses them of 'playing to the crowd' with their tough talk.Yaakov Levi, 7/2/2014, 1:16 PM

Building Freeze instead of Terrorist Releases?

Former Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin pushes construction freeze as a means of saving peace talks with the Palestinian Authority.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2014, 3:38 PM

Former ISS Head Diskin Has Become a Threat to Israel

The former head of the Shin Bet has crossed a red line, says this writer. Giulio Meotti, 3/29/2014, 8:59 PM

'Frustrated' Former Shabak Head Launches Rant Against Coalition

Yuval Diskin attacks 'extremist' Likud coalition, which will lead Israel to 'national, social and financial disaster.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 3/21/2014, 1:25 PM

Diskin’s Denial: I’m Not with Peres

Former Shin Bet head denies his attacks on Netanyahu are a prelude to going into politics with Peres.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 8:59 AM

Bennett: Diskin Wrong - History Proves It

In Facebook post, Economics Minister Naftali Bennett attacks former Shin Bet chief over public calls to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 12/7/2013, 10:44 PM

Diskin Mocks Netanyahu's Expenditure Report

"Soon they'll send the lackeys to explain why it's okay to have three houses at our expense," writes former Shin Bet chief.Elad Benari, 12/6/2013, 3:12 AM

Too Many Ignorant Jewish Would-Be Politicians

Yuval Diskin is launching his political career by complaining that there are “Too many Jews” in certain areas of the world. David Rubin, former Shiloh Mayor, 12/5/2013, 7:57 AM

Deri: Promote Building Throughout Land of Israel

Shas chairman visits Gush Etzion region, declares that it is important to build, establish facts on the ground.Tova Dvorin, 12/5/2013, 3:44 AM

Officials: Diskin 'Detached from Reality'

Israeli officials close to Prime Minister Netanyahu hit back at criticism by former Shin Bet chief, say he has a personal vendetta.Elad Benari, 12/5/2013, 12:16 AM

Diskin: 'Too Many Jews' Living in Judea and Samaria

Former Shin Bet chief warns that the number of Jews living in the region is approaching the limit for a reasonable eviction.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2013, 10:32 PM

Will Peres Return to the Knesset in 2014?

Reports surface that Israel's president has no plans to retire and will form a new party when his presidency ends in 2014.Elad Benari, 11/12/2013, 6:13 AM

Diskin: Israel Approaching the 'Point of No Return'

Israel will need to promote peace or risk becoming a minority in the region, warns former Shin Bet head.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/27/2013, 12:55 AM

PM Calls Olmert's Accusations Bizarre and Irresponsible

In an interview on Army Radio, Netanyahu made it clear that Olmert's remarks against him were, "a bizarre, irresponsible thing to say." Annie Lubin, 1/13/2013, 9:47 AM

MK Schneller: Diskin Should Keep His Mouth Shut

MK Otniel Schneller slammed former Shabak head Yuval Diskin for an interview he gave to Yediot Achronot over the weekend.David Lev, 1/6/2013, 4:17 PM

Former Shin Bet head: ‘Weak’ Bibi Can’t be Trusted on Iran

Former Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin says he does not trust “weak” Netanyahu, Barak on security. Netanyahu: He’s frustrated over job loss.Maayana Miskin, 1/4/2013, 10:16 AM

Rabbi Ronsky: I Knew Rabin was in Mortal Danger

Former Chief IDF Rabbi criticizes fellow religious Zionists: "our religious ideology drives some people out of their minds."Gil Ronen, 11/4/2012, 5:16 PM

Former Security Adviser: Don't Talk About Iran in Public

Former National Security Adviser warns against public discourse on Iran, criticizes officials who spoke out against attacking Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/1/2012, 10:40 PM

Erdan: Elections Good for Right

Environment Minister says a stronger Likud that is less dependent on partners will be more nationalistic.Gil Ronen, 5/3/2012, 7:14 PM

Report: Olmert Secretly Spoke with Hamas' Mashaal

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal conducted secret communications with former PM Ehud Olmert, offered Shalit for a few terrorists.Elad Benari, 5/3/2012, 1:11 AM

Olmert: U.S. Should Lead Attack on Iran, Not Israel

Former PM Olmert says any military action against Iran should be led by the U.S., hints he doesn't trust Netanyahu and Barak.Elad Benari, 5/1/2012, 4:14 AM

Harsh Words Between Minister and former Mossad Chief in NY

Verbal confrontation breaks out between Environment Minister Erdan and former Mossad chief Meir Dagan over Diskin's remarks.Elad Benari, 4/30/2012, 1:12 AM

Erdan: Diskin, Dagan Harm the Efforts Regarding Iran

Environment Minister Gilad Erdan responds to Diskin: Inconceivable that former security heads will damage our efforts regarding Iran.Elad Benari, 4/30/2012, 12:15 AM

Former Mossad Head Dagan supports Diskin

Former Mossad head Meir Dagan expresses his support for Diskin following complaints of incitement, leaking classified information.Maayana Miskin, 4/29/2012, 9:36 PM

Ministers, MKs Hit Back at Diskin: Why Wait till Now?

Former Shin Bet head's attack on leaders rouses ire of coalition members, who ask why he did not resign.Gil Ronen, 4/28/2012, 9:42 PM

Ex-Shin Bet Head Diskin Calls Netanyahu, Barak 'Messianic'

Yuval Diskin says he has no confidence in present leadership, attacking Iran will accelerate its nuclear program.Gil Ronen, 4/28/2012, 9:08 PM

MK Calls for 'Mouth Cooling' Period

Former military and intelligence leaders should be required to take six months to “cool their mouths” before giving interviews, says MK Matalon.Maayana Miskin, 5/29/2011, 7:26 PM

In Wake of Events: New Chief Takes Over Israel Security Agency

Watch the remarks made by the incoming and outgoing ISA Chiefs in a special ceremony on Sunday.Elad Benari, 5/16/2011, 4:00 PM

Diskin Slams Right Wing Activists, Again

Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin continued his assault on right-wing activists during a speech at TAU - this time railing against "Jewish terrorists."INN Staff, 5/12/2011, 2:12 AM

Diskin PA Statehood Flip-Flop

Outgoing Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin is now "very worried" about PA statehood in September; says America has it easy.Gabe Kahn., 5/12/2011, 12:13 AM

Diskin Plays Down PA Unity, Unilateral Moves

Outgoing Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin derided the Fatah-Hamas unity deal signed in Cairo today and played down worries over PA moves at the UN.Gabe Kahn., 5/5/2011, 1:12 AM

Outgoing Shin Bet Chief Fears Right Wing Extremists, not Arabs

Outgoing Shin Bet chief Diskin, relaxed about recent terror, says regional unrest necessitates not a closer look at Israel's Arabs, but its Jews. INN Staff, 5/5/2011, 12:11 AM

ISA Head Diskin: Some Jerusalem Arab Areas Are De Facto PA

Terrorism rises within 1949 demarcation lines of Israel, while falling in Judea and Samaria.Jerusalem Arab areas are lawless, says Shin Bet head.Maayana Miskin, 1/18/2011, 7:28 PM

Shin Bet's Diskin: Attorneys' Strike Could Help Terror

Head of ISA thanks prosecutors for appearing in court on sensitive security cases.Gil Ronen, 12/29/2010, 7:19 PM

Diskin: International Internet Terrorism an Increasing Threat

Shabak Chief Yuval Diskin at First International Conference for Homeland Security in Tel Aviv: “Internet terrorism is growing, but can be fought.”Hillel Fendel, 11/1/2010, 2:54 PM