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17 June
i24news.tv | Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet, says no need after Gantz's resignation
Netanyahu made it clear that he will continue limited [?]security consultations. He rejected establishing a forum of coalition heads for security consultations, an idea that was brought up during the meeting. In practice, the expanded [?!] cabinet will meet more often. According to < wipes tears > Israeli law, the powers and responsibilities for making decisions on managing the war effort are vested in State Security Cabinet.
israelhayom.co.il | Netanyahu announced at a meeting of his political-security cabinet: "There is no war cabinet anymore."
As mentioned, the prime minister's announcement comes in the background of Ben Gvir[!]s demand to join the limited forum and after the retirement of Benny Gantz [!] and Gadi Eizenkot [!], whose entry into the government at the beginning of the war led to its establishment. At a cabinet meeting yesterday, National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir criticized the conduct of the army and the management of the war.

"If the army does not inform the government that there is a humanitarian lull ["tactical pause"?] between 8:00 and 19:00 pm, then stop deluding yourself, we will not be able to bring the residents back and terrorism will only increase," he said.

bbc | Israeli PM scraps war cabinet after key departures
"Cabinet members are being changed and the method is being changed. We have the echelon, we know the chain of command. We're working according to the chain of command. This is a democracy," IDF's chief spokesman Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari [!] told reporters.
euronews | Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet amid coalition shifts
Netanyahu now plans to consult a smaller group of ministers on critical decisions related to the Gaza war. This group will include Defence Minister Yoav Gallant and Strategic Affairs Minister Ron Dermer, both of whom were members of the now-dissolved war cabinet.
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Netanyahu under pressure
The Israeli PM had been under pressure from his nationalist-religious coalition partners, Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich and National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir, who sought inclusion in the war cabinet. Their inclusion, however, risked exacerbating tensions with international allies, including the US.
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wapoo | Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet but plans to keep far right sidelined
bwahahahahaha m'k hahahaha shure. alrighty, then.
by Cat on Mon Jun 17th, 2024 at 02:14:25 PM EST
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