Ex-Israeli PM Ehud Barak Warned Iran May Attempt to Harm Him

Ehud Barak
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The Times of Israel reports: The head of the Shin Bet domestic security service last week visited the home of former prime minister Ehud Barak to discuss the latter’s personal safety, amid reported concerns Iran may be seeking to attempt to target him and other prominent Israelis traveling abroad.

The unusual meeting between Barak, who is also a former defense minister and IDF chief of staff, and Nadav Argaman, first reported by Hadashot TV news on Monday evening, took place at short notice. Barak frequently travels abroad and does not have bodyguards assigned to him.

Barak, a well-known figure in Israel and overseas, has not had any personal security detail for several years, following a controversial ministerial committee decision.

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