Israeli Leadership Failing at Combatting BDS, State Watchdog Warns

24 May 2016

The Times of Israel:

The Foreign Ministry has no overall strategy, lacks funds and is failing to achieve its goals in the battle against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel, a damning state comptroller’s report charged on Tuesday.

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira’s annual report criticized a range of “failings” in the ministry, underlining an inability to present any significant achievements in the battle against the BDS movement that has targeted Israel over its alleged mistreatment of the Palestinians.

Prominent among the failures in dealing with BDS, the report highlights shortcomings during the 2014 Gaza War.

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