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Netanyahu has sidestepped accountability for Hamas attack, instead taking aim at his security chiefs

Associated Press

A growing list of Israeli officials have accepted responsibility for failing to prevent Hamas’ brutal attack on Israeli communities. Conspicuously absent from those names is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The attack saw the deadliest day for Israelis since the country was established 75 years ago. Following the assault, Netanyahu has repeatedly sidestepped accountability. He has instead blamed others. Critics say that shows a leader thinking more about his own political survival than soothing and steering a traumatized nation. Netanyahu says there will be time for investigations — after the war.

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