If Israel goes to war this year it will be initiated by Israel and not one of its enemies, the country's former head of military intelligence told a counterterrorism conference.
A Turkish criminal court accepted indictments against the four top Israeli commanders who led the 2010 raid on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara ship.
Another former Israeli spymaster, Amos Yadlin, urged caution in tackling Iran's nuclear program.
Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin, Israel's former military intelligence chief, is joining the influential Washington Institute for Near East Policy think tank. Yadlin, who just retired, will be the Kay Fellow on National Security, the institute announced Wednesday.