Israel military intelligence chief resigns over October 7 Hamas attack


The Israeli military said on Monday the chief of its intelligence directorate has resigned after taking responsibility for failures leading to the unprecedented October 7 attack by Hamas.

"Major General Aharon Haliva, in coordination with the chief of the general staff, has requested to end his position, following his leadership responsibility as the head of the intelligence directorate for the events of October 7," the military said in a statement.

"It was decided that MG Aharon Haliva will end his position and retire from the IDF (army), once his successor is appointed in an orderly and professional process."

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Thumb zahle1 22 April 2024, 18:17

I just do not believe he was unaware this was about to happen. Bulldozers, scooter and minibikes with no response from Israel to save civilians. All of the border surveillance...but nobody knew?