Tag Archives: espionage

Another American Aleihum on Israel

An aleihum in colloquial Hebrew (or rather, as borrowed from Arabic) means a piling-on, an unreasoned attack. This is what we have been seeing in recent days with horrifying scare stories emanating from the US Administration about “alarming, even terrifying … Continue reading

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America spies extensively on Israel, but Jonathan Pollard still languishes in jail

Thanks to both Wikileaks and Edward Snowden’s massive leak of NSA secrets, we have now learned about yet another US espionage scandal. The US (and the UK) spied on the offices of Israeli Prime Ministers Ehud Olmert and Binyamin Netanyahu: … Continue reading

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So much for that apology – Turkey blows the cover of Israeli spy ring in Iran

David Ignatius at The Washington Post has reported on shocking news about a massive Israeli intelligence failure, courtesy of our “friends” the Turks. It appears that last year, Turkey, under PM Erdogan’s leadership, blew the cover of an Israeli spy … Continue reading

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The strange case of “Prisoner X”

Israel woke up today to a story seemingly out of 1001 Arabian Nights. Even by the lunatic standards of Middle Eastern conspiracy theories this story ranks way above anything any of us could have imagined. And yet almost nothing definite … Continue reading

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