Something strange is happening to the chiefs of Israel's internal security service Shin Bet after they retire. The security service is, by definition, a cornerstone of the Israeli occupation. It is admired by (Jewish) Israelis, feared by Palestinians, and respected by professional security experts worldwide. The occupation could not have existed without it.
And this is the paradox: When the chiefs of this security service step down, they suddenly become advocates of peace. Why?
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