Though he has yet to appear, Israel's long-awaited Redeemer is very much in the news these days.
From the Sydney Morning Herald down under to the Vancouver Sun up yonder, headlines around the world trumpeted former Shin Bet director Yuval Diskin's charge on Friday that Israel's "messianic" leadership is misleading the public on Iran.
Speaking at a public forum in Kfar Saba, Diskin insisted that an Israeli strike against the Ayatollahs' nuclear installations would not halt Iran's drive to obtain atomic weapons.
He lambasted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak, attacking them personally and declaring in no uncertain terms that, "I don't believe in the prime minister or the defense minister. I really don't believe in a leadership that makes decisions out of messianic feelings."
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