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Former Shabak chief: 'Hamas is deterred, but it's hard for me to say we won'

Yoram Cohen, former Shabak chief, says Israel must set new ground rules, avoid transferring funds to Hamas.

'Hamas is deterred, but it's hard for me to say we won'

Former Shabak chief: Israel advancing towards ceasefire

'I hope we have done everything we planned to do,' says former Shabak chief Yoram Cohen.

Former Shabak chief: Israel advancing towards ceasefire

Foot in mouth syndrome

MK Avigdor Liberman accused the PM of dragging Israel to the "abyss" on Iran on the same day the first explosion at Parchin occurred. Op-ed.

Foot in mouth syndrome

Former Shabak chief: 'Israel has an interest in a more modest sovereignty'

Yoram Cohen, former Shabak head, says Trump plan is 'good for Israel' - but annexation is not.

Former Shabak chief: Apply sovereignty, but on a modest scale

Former Shabak head: 'Is it worth it for Israel to hold onto sovereignty? And for what?'

Former Shabak head Yoram Cohen says demolition of terrorists' homes is effective, questions whether sovereignty is worthwhile for Israel.

'Is it worth it for Israel to hold onto sovereignty?'

'A Palestinian state would endanger Israel'

Former Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen warns against applying sovereignty over Judea and Samaria before election.

'A Palestinian state would endanger Israel'

Former Shin Bet head: Great achievement for Israel, blow to PA

Yoram Cohen warns Israel moving away from 'Two-State disaster' towards 'One-State' disaster.

Former Shin Bet head: Great achievement for Israel, blow to PA

Former head of Shin Bet: Assassinations are an effective tool

Yoram Cohen praises tactic of assassinations and criticizes closing places of work in Tel-Aviv.

Former head of Shin Bet: Assassinations are an effective tool

Ex Shin Bet head: 'Annexation could lead to needless bloodshed'

"We need to proceed with steps to reduce the occupation in Judea and Samaria," Yoram Cohen says.

Ex Shin Bet head: 'Annexation could lead to needless bloodshed'

Will former Shin Bet director lead Jewish Home?

Former Shin Bet Director Yoram Cohen encouraged to submit candidacy to lead Jewish Home by party activists, following departure of Bennett.

Will former Shin Bet director lead Jewish Home?

Is former Chief of Staff forming political party?

Benny Gantz reportedly approached former Shin Bet chief and suggested that he join a new party he is planning to form.

Is former Chief of Staff forming political party?

Ex-Shin Bet Head issues denial of wiretap report

Yoram Cohen says publications about instructions to listen in to the phones of IDF Chief of Staff and Mossad head Pardo are untrue.

Ex-Shin Bet Head issues denial of wiretap report

'PM never asked me to wiretap Mossad chief, that's nonsense'

Former Shin Bet chief denies report Netanyahu asked him to wiretap senior security officials. 'I was shocked to see the report.'

'PM never asked me to wiretap Mossad chief, that's nonsense'

PM: Claims that I ordered Mossad chief wiretapped 'a total lie'

Netanyahu slams report which claimed he ordered wiretapping of top security officials in 2011.

PM: Claims that I ordered Mossad chief wiretapped 'a total lie'

Did Netanyahu ask to tap the phone of the Mossad chief?

Television report claims Netanyahu instructed the Shin Bet to tap the phones of the former Mossad chief and IDF Chief of Staff.

Did Netanyahu ask to tap the phone of the Mossad chief?player

'Israel has no interest in conquering Gaza'

Ex Shin Bet chief addresses how latest confrontations with Gaza terror orgs ended, claims Gaza purification would have exacted heavy price.

'Israel has no interest in conquering Gaza'

Ex Shin Bet chief: 'Annexing Judea and Samaria a terrible idea'

Former Shin Bet head Yoram Cohen expresses strong opposition to annexation of Judea and Samaria. 'Not worth it to take irreversible steps.'

Ex Shin Bet chief: 'Annexing Judea and Samaria a terrible idea'

Analysis: How the Muslim Brotherhood is taking over France

Muslim children in France are taught to take over Europe the way Gazan children are taught about Israel. The rest of Europe is next.

Analysis: How the Muslim Brotherhood is taking over France

Thank you, Yoram!

Yoram Cohen, ISA chief, ends a five year term today, the perfect time to tell him and the dedicated men serving with him – Thanks!

Thank you, Yoram!

'Abbas doing a lot to prevent terrorism'

Outgoing Shin Bet leader insists PA cracking down on terror as he exits office.

'Abbas doing a lot to prevent terrorism'

Security boosted around ISA chief

Tensions over Duma arson case lead government to take extra precautions regarding Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen.

Security boosted around ISA chief

Protesters: Stop abusing Jewish prisoners

Demonstrators gather outside Shin Bet chief's home in Jerusalem to demand he stop abuse of Duma suspects.

Protesters demand Shin Bet stop abusing Jewish prisoners

Hamas Chief Says Armed Wing 'Stronger' than Ever

Ismail Haniyeh asserts Hamas has recuperated since Gaza war and is more than ready to answer any threats from Israel.

Hamas Chief Says Armed Wing 'Stronger' than Ever

Shin Bet Head Warns Hamas is Ready for Another War

Israel Security Agency chief details to Knesset how terror has risen 50% each year since 2012, and how Hamas has already rearmed.

Shin Bet Head Warns Hamas is Readying for Another War

Shin Bet Head 'Joined Blood Libel Against Jews'

MK Hotovely strikes back after security agency head claims Abbas 'isn't interested in terror,' Temple Mount visits caused attacks instead.

Anger as Shin Bet Head Claims Abbas 'Isn't Inciting Terror'

Gantz and Cohen Agree on Cooperation, End Tensions

Days after their feud goes public, IDF Chief of Staff and Shin Bet chief agree on mutual cooperation regarding Gaza.

Gantz and Cohen Agree on Cooperation, End Tensions

Tensions Boil Over in Blame Game Between ISA, IDF

Benny Gantz writes to Netanyahu over ISA Chief Yoram Cohen's role in Protective Edge; PM urges officials to cooperate.

Tensions Boil Over in Gaza Op. Blame Game Between ISA, IDF

Netanyahu: Do Whatever's Necessary to Restore Calm

Prime Minister Netanyahu instructs the defense establishment to do whatever necessary to restore the quiet to Israel’s south.

Netanyahu: Do Whatever's Necessary to Restore Calm

'Failure in Peace Talks Will Not Bring Intifada'

Israel's Security Agency (Shin Bet) claims that a third intifada is not on the horizon.

Shin Bet: Failure in Peace Talks Will Not Bring Third Intifada

Shin Bet Head Warned Ministers: Don't Do It

Yoram Cohen told ministers that releasing terrorists would hurt security, diminish deterrence.

Shin Bet Head Warned Ministers: Don't Release Terrorists

Yitzhar Invites Shin Bet Chief to Visit

Leaders in Yitzhar blasted GSS chief Yoram Cohen saying he needs to learn about their town first hand instead of relying on hearsay

Yitzhar Invites Shin Bet Chief to Visit

Killers of Shin Bet Man, Schoolgirl to Go Free

Killers of 15-year old Helena Rapp and security officer Noam Cohen to be released

Killers of Shin Bet Officer and Teenage Girl to be Released

ISA Chief: Shalit Deal "Tough and Difficult"

ISA Chief Yoram Cohen says Israel's deal to secure the release of Gilad Shalit may increase motivation for terrorism and more kidnappings.

ISA Chief: Shalit Deal "Tough and Difficult"

ISA Chief: Shalit Deal is Hard to Digest

ISA Chief Yoram Cohen in a press briefing on Shalit deal: We're releasing terrorists with blood on their hands. It's hard to digest.

ISA Chief: Shalit Deal is Hard to Digest

Cohen Takes Over as ISA Chief

Watch the remarks made by the incoming and outgoing ISA Chiefs in a special ceremony on Sunday.

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

New Shin Bet Head: Yoram Cohen

Cohen, who joined Shin Bet 30 years ago, is the first kippah-wearer to head the organization.

New Shin Bet Head Tapped: Yoram Cohen