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Peter Lagerquist

Peter Lagerquist is a journalist who lives in Jerusalem.

Private Defence

Peter Lagerquist, 19 September 2002

Israel has the highest concentration of security guards in the world: approximately one for every hundred Jewish citizens (only South Africa comes close). Hundreds of small and medium-sized firms crowd the market, and the largest companies, Hashmira and Modi’in Ezrachi, employ thousands of people. Almost all these firms are run by former members of Israel’s military and security...

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