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Joshua Hersh

After Iranian Nuclear Scientist's Death, Israel Is Silent -- With A Hint Of Satisfaction

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.12.2012 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel -- The death of yet another scientist working on Iran's burgeoning nuclear program Wednesday has started to make such killings look l...

The Mysterious Death of Ahmad Rezaee: Whodunit?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Ahmad Rezaee (31) an Iranian national was found dead on November 12, on the floor of room 23 on the 18th floor of Gloria Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road i...

How the Mossad Is Reining in Netanyahu on Iran

Sigurd Neubauer | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Sigurd Neubauer

Politics aside, it is not the first time that Benjamin Netanyahu's hardline national security positions have been openly challenged by senior Israeli intelligence officials.

A Message to My Fellow Pakistanis in the Post-Osama World

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 07.19.2011 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

Let's forget about who is an "agent" of who. Let's not allow every conversation after an incident to devolve into random whodunit speculation. Let's stop trying to focus on who killed how many people and why. That's not in our control.

Osama Bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, Adolf Eichmann -- and Revenge

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2011 | World
Thane Rosenbaum

Did Eichmann and Hussein receive true justice by appearing in courts of law and sentenced to death under the rule of law? Was Osama bin Laden notably and unceremoniously treated to a revenge killing for his crimes?

The Dark Side of Brazilian Soccer

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Regardless of the motive, the shooting of controversial Brazilian ex-referee Arturo Godoi should remind sports fans everywhere it's getting tougher to tell the difference between competition and entertainment.

Israelis Develop Bomb-Sniffing Mice (VIDEO)

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

2011-02-16-mouse.jpgFirst it was spy vultures, weaponized sharks and jellyfish. Now Palestinian media have accused Israel of loosing genetically engineered rodents.

Mubarak's Turn

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary S. Chafetz

Today, the situation in Egypt is not so dissimilar to that of October 6, 1981 at 1 pm. Back then, Mubarak was vice president and Anwar Sadat was president. Now, nearly 30 years later, it's Mubarak's turn.

Iran: More Than 10 Arrested Linked To Mossad

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's intelligence chief said Tuesday that more than 10 people arrested in connection with last year's killing of a nuclear phys...

Iran Claims To Have Penetrated Israel's Spy Agency

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's intelligence services said Monday they have arrested suspects in the assassination a year ago of a nuclear physicist in a ...

The Price of Vanity

Ronen Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronen Bergman

In the eyes of the Israeli public, the men and women who serve in Israel's most secretive intelligence units can do no wrong. The embarrassing Dubai scandal did nothing to change that notion.

Does the Mossad have Spy Vultures?

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

Early this week, a vulture flew across the Israeli border into Saudi Arabia, where it was captured on suspicion of espionage.

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Suspects Israeli Vulture Could Be A Spy

Ha'aretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A vulture tagged by scientists at Tel Aviv University has strayed into Saudi Arabian territory, where it was promptly arrested on suspicion of being a...

The Big Chechen Horse Trade: Murder in Dubai Made Easy

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Shuster

In February, I remember being impressed with how Dubai police handled the murder of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, the Hamas commander who got whacked by Mossad....

I'm With Stupid: Everyone Tastes the Same to a Mako Shark

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

You have the mako to track people down and the whitetip to chew them up. Clever. Just the sort of scheme you'd expect a brilliant organization like the Mossad to dream up.

Nazi Hunter Simon Wiesenthal Worked For Mossad, Book Claims

AP | ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A new book claims renowned Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal worked for Israel's Mossad spy agency, providing information on war criminal...

Polish Court Orders Alleged Israeli Spy Extradited

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — An alleged Israeli spy will be extradited from Poland to Germany within 10 days to face charges linked to his suspected involve...

Lebanon's Jews: Loyalty to Whom? BBC Documentary Tracks Vanished Community

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

First came the book, then the documentary, on Lebanon's Jews who pine for their birthplace, singers Fairouz, Sabah and Wadih El Safi, and recall their...

'Without Cunning a Nation Shall Fall' (Proverbs 11/14)

Shai Baitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shai Baitel

With regard to the Iranian nuclear program we are assured that all options on the table. This includes the clandestine work of intelligence agencies to sabotage, interrupt and stifle Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Washington Post: US Intelligence Agencies Outraged by Israeli Ops Here

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Bravo to reporter Jeff Stein for even getting this story in the Washington Post.

Wiesenthal Worked For Israeli Spy Agency, Book Alleges

New York Times | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"This requires us to adjust in some small way our view of history," said Tom Segev, the author of the new book "Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends...

One Dead Israeli Spy, Two Theories of Double Loyalty, Three Explanations of How He Died, Four Suspects: Too Many Unanswered Questions

Haggai Carmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Haggai Carmon

If Ashraf Marwan was murdered, then his death could help us figure out whether Marwan was a loyal Israeli spy, a double Egyptian-Israeli spy or a spy with shifting loyalties.

How Gilad Shalit Will Save Netanyahu

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Against the rapid deterioration of Israel's standing in world opinion, Netanyahu has to make a move to restore its image and his credibility as well. Short of launching another war, Gilad Shalit's release appears to be his best option.

Abusing the Living and Dead

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

I am not easily shocked. But two stories that recently came across my desk were so disgraceful, and in some ways dangerous, that I feel compelled to write about them. Both featured players in the Middle East crassly abusing the living and the dead.

Christopher Lockwood WANTED: Dubai Says Hit Squad Included 62-Year-Old British Man

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Christopher Lockwood is wanted by Dubai for his alleged role in the murder of a senior Hamas official, reports the Wall Street Journal. According to ...