Image from article, with caption: Gilad Erdan and Netanyahu ferreting out secret Israeli delegitimizers
The ministry [Israeli Strategic Affairs ministry] operates more as a covert intelligence agency than an open government entity. [Uri] Blau half-jokingly calls its staff Erdan’s [Strategic Affairs ministry chief, Gilad Erdan] “commandos.” It’s [sic] officials are former intelligence agents or wannabes like Shai Masot. It’s not interested in public diplomacy, but rather in subversion and persecution. It operates by stealth. It is the night flower that thrives by night and dies in the light of day. ...