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Political: March 15, 2012

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Members of the Security Cabinet and the eight-minister security forum expressed resentment over the Prime Minister and Defense Minister’s decision not to convene any of the security forums since the PM’s return from the United States, and that decisions regarding the military response in Gaza were made without their involvement. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew - Ynet)

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March 15th, 2012 at 8:23 pm

Political: December 30, 2011

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Women are not fairly represented in the higher echelons of political/security decision-making in Israel: the Forum of Eight senior ministers advising the Prime Minister does not include a single woman; the Security Cabinet has a single female member, in the role of an observer; no woman serve in any senior position on the National Security Council.  Furthermore, in the past twenty years, only five Palestinian and two Israeli women were members of the respective peace negotiation teams.


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December 30th, 2011 at 11:25 am

Military and Security Forces: April 27, 2011

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Despite a Security Cabinet decision to provide ABC protection kits to 100% of the population, in practice more than 55% are unprotected, due to lack of budget.


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April 27th, 2011 at 5:34 pm