IDF intelligence chief takes questions from the Arab world

The head of IDF intelligence has answered questions from readers of the Arabic-language website of the Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot.

In the first interview of its kind, Military Intelligence Director Aharon Zeevi Farkash answered questions from ArabYnet surfers throughout the Arab world. Several questions even came from countries hostile to Israel, such as Syria and Lebanon.

Farkash’s responses seem reasonably forthright. I hope this sort of thing catches on. Perhaps some day the head of Syrian military intelligence will answer questions from Israelis…