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Army reservist rebellion grows, IDF chief concerned it will harm operations

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Published: 28 February 2023

Last updated: 5 March 2024

Over 250 members of Military Intelligence’s Special Operations Division, including top officers, have said they won’t show up if the judicial override bill passes: ‘We won’t be useful idiots’.

As reservist rebellion grows, IDF chief said concerned it will harm operations (Times of Israel)
Over 250 members of Military Intelligence’s Special Operations Division, including top officers, have said they won’t show up if legal overhaul passes: ‘We won’t be useful idiots’

Israeli Army Intel Reservists Threaten Not to Serve if Netanyahu-led Coup Laws Pass (Haaretz)
Should the veteran reservists refuse to report for service, it could have harmful consequences for the Israeli army's intelligence network and other entities which rely on their work

Photo: IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi at a ceremony in the Kirya base in Tel Aviv, January 16 (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

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