The Deep State Conspiracy Theory Hits Israel

Its a well-known obsession of power-hungry political leaders that has now reached the prime ministers people in Jerusalem. Its called Deep State, an old and dangerous conspiracy theory. Its similar to other conspiracy theories spread by the boisterous right la Yair Netanyahus anti-Semitic cartoons, though this conspiracy theory is also fed by the absurd garbage running around the internet. Deep State is a hidden and terrifying entity that promotes interests without taking into considerati...
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Israel's Right Clings to Conspiracies Again

During the social protest in August 2011, when small tents covered the boulevards in Tel Aviv, one of the Likud leaders tried to prove to me that this was an organized conspiracy of the left and the New Israel Fund. Because I was there from the first evening, I told him that was a lie. Not only was the left not a partner, it was as surprised as everyone else, and parts of it even kept their distance from the protest – which turned out to be a fatal mistake: of the left and the protest. In tha...
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