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Political: January 30, 2012

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MK Zeev Elkin (Likud), who leaked sensitive information on the positions of IDF forces to settlers, has been appointed to the Knesset’s Subcommittee for Intelligence, Secret Services, Captives and Missing soldiers, considered to be the most secretive subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

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Military and Security Forces: November 21, 2011

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Minister of Finance Yuval Shteinitz (Likud) said in a deliberation of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that the security establishment’s budget is not being handled with transparency and that he has no means to conduct oversight of it.

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Military and Security Forces: May 31, 2011

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In a session of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, the IDF Chief of General Staff, Gen. Benny Gantz, said that “any public debate regarding the way to bring Gilad Shalit back is improper; discussions regarding this must remain in closed forums.”

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May 31st, 2011 at 8:27 pm