Tag: Israeli Jews

Mossad chief hopeful appointed to head new, unified intelligence ministry

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The cabinet on Sunday approved the appointment of Ram Ben Barak as director general of the new, combined Strategic and Intelligence Affairs Ministry. Ben Barak, the former deputy head and chief of operations for the Mossad espionage agency, was chosen

Israel’s N.S.A. Scandal

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WASHINGTON — IN Moscow this summer, while reporting a story for Wired magazine, I had the rare opportunity to hang out for three days with Edward J. Snowden. It gave me a chance to get a deeper understanding of who

Israel Eavesdropped on President Clinton’s Diplomatic Phone Calls

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Israeli intelligence eavesdropped on phone calls between President Bill Clinton and Syria’s late strongman Hafez al-Assad during sensitive Middle East peace negotiations 15 years ago, a forthcoming book says, citing verbatim transcripts of the calls. Israeli intelligence also listened in

Analysis: Why has Netanyahu been silent over NSA spying on Israel?

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In the aftermath of revelations of the US National Security Agency (NSA) spying on Israeli prime ministers, why aren’t Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his predecessors Ehud Olmert and Ehud Barak calling for heads to roll and a complete overhaul

Israeli ministers demand US stop spying

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Senior Israeli officials on Sunday demanded an end to U.S. spying on Israel, following revelations that the National Security Agency intercepted emails from the offices of the country's top former leaders. It was the first time that Israeli officials have

Israel Says Intelligence Ties Hezbollah to Bulgaria Attack

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WASHINGTON—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his government has gathered "unquestionable" intelligence showing that the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, backed by Iran, was behind a suicide bombing in Bulgaria last week that killed five Israeli nationals. Mr. Netanyahu,

Israel secret service opens archives on Adolf Eichmann’s capture

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TEL AVIV, Israel (CBS) — Fifty years after Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death by an Israeli court for Nazi war crimes, the country's secret service opens its archive to reveal the story behind his capture. Israel's secret service, Mossad,