Is the Government Doing All It Can to Protect Its Citizens?(50:41)
After last nightâ€™s terrorist attack north of Jerusalem, in which one Israeli was killed and three others wounded when Palestinian terrorists shot at their car, the Panel discusses the security situation in the country. What should the government be doing to protect its citizens?
After the Netanyahu government called the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields “a matter of national security,” its proposed legislation was to be brought to a vote in the Knesset. A positive result would have enabled the government to enter into an agreement without the consent of the parliament. The vote never took place. What happened? What does this mean for the future of Israelâ€™s gas independence?
Today was to be the deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran. Is there any progress? Will a bad deal be signed? What can Israel do?
Israel is under intense pressure from its Druze community to protect their brethren in Syria. Defense Minister Moshe Yaâ€™alon reportedly stated that Israel is aiding the rebels in Syria in exchange for their protection of the Druze community. Should Israel get involved in Syria? If so, in what way?
Last week, the UNHRC issued a report stating both Israel and Hamas may be guilty of war crimes in last summerâ€™s Gaza war. Should Israel cooperate with the Human Rights Councilâ€™s investigations, or cut ties with the organization?
Host: Glen Ladau
Panel: Mordechai Twersky, Daniela Traub, Mottle Wolfe, Daniel Seaman