Internal polarization leading Israel to civil war, former Mossad chief says

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‘Former Mossad director Tamir Pardo has warned that growing polarization in the Israeli society is leading up to a civil war.

Pardo’s Tuesday comments were his first public ones since he stepped down as the Israeli spy agency’s director earlier in the year.

“If a divided society goes beyond a certain point, you can end up, in extreme circumstances, with phenomena like civil war. To my regret, the distance [until we reach that point] is shrinking. I fear that we are going in that direction,” he said.’

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