21 Oct 2023

Retired Israeli Brigadier General on prospects of ground invasion in Gaza

Europe Editor and Presenter

He was Israel’s top gun , a highly decorated fighter pilot, who took part in Operation Opera, the attack on Iraq’s Osirak nuclear reactor in 1981. He became a Brigadier General in the IDF – involved with the highest levels of the Israeli military.

After he retired Relik Shafir was active in protesting against the legal reform of the Netanyahu government.

We asked him what he thinks of the possible military operation in Gaza.