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How ABC And Israeli Mossad Might Change The Future Of Reality Singing Shows

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

ABC and the Israeli Mossad teamed up to change the future of reality singing competitions in America with the network's latest show, "Rising Star." ...

Did Mossad Secretly Train A Young Mandela?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Craggs | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Despite personifying peace and reconciliation during his life, a young Nelson Mandela may have actually been trained in "judo, sabotage and weaponry" ...

Is the Turkish-Israeli Rapprochement for Real?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The two states' shared economic and security interests have created an unusual dynamic that permits both to extend an open hand, as well as a clenched fist.

That Bleeping Flowers Is Back On the Case In STORM FRONT

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

It all gets sorted out by the end of the story; and is exciting, complex and funny all the way through the book. Virgil is a unique character with a unique perspective. He is laid back, laconic and extremely intelligent.

Turkey Telling on Israeli Mossad Agents: No Loyalties in the Intelligence Cesspool

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Haggai Carmon

Did Turkey give Iran the names of Israeli Mossad agents allegedly operating in Turkey? If true -- and the public is unlikely to find out any time soon -- then Turkey breached one of fundamental unwritten rules of ethics in the lawless no-rules game of espionage.

Someone Is Telling Iranian Scientists: Don't Buy Green Bananas!

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Haggai Carmon

Someone has been sending a message to Iranian nuclear scientists, and now to Iranian Cyberwar experts: don't bother buying green bananas; before they ripen, you could be dead.

Israel's Most Closely-Guarded Secret (Excerpt)

Barry Lando | Posted 11.11.2013 | Books
Barry Lando

I'd like to introduce you to an excerpt from my new mystery novel about the U.S. and Israel --The Watchman's File.

An Honest Letter Could Help Free Israel's Spy in the US

Dan Raviv | Posted 05.24.2013 | World
Dan Raviv

Although there was no mention of Jonathan Pollard -- the American who spied for Israel and was sentenced to life in prison -- during President Obama's visit to Israel, Israeli leaders did call on Obama to release Pollard. And Obama refused.

Israel's Secret Prisoner, Suicide and Hubris: Don't Rely on Spies to Be Perfect

Dan Raviv | Posted 04.22.2013 | World
Dan Raviv

Even Israel's biggest admirers do not, of course, expect perfection. But senior Israelis -- whether they are politicians, army generals, or intelligence chiefs -- often do seem to feel that they can do no wrong.

New Details In Mysterious 'Prisoner X' Case Emerge

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Tuesday for the first time identified the Australian-Israeli at the heart of an espionage saga that has tested ties betwee...

Netanyahu Defends Israel In Prisoner Death Scandal

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN and ROD McGUIRK | Posted 04.19.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister on Sunday defended the actions of his country's security forces following a public uproar over the mysteriou...

A Saudi-Israeli Connection?

Barry Lando | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Barry Lando

When you stop to think about it, pro-Israeli views in the semi-official Saudi media are not at all that surprising. The murky swamp of Middle East politics has nothing to do with the easy slogans and 30-second sound bites of presidential debates.

Ex-Mossad Chief Meir Dagan Silenced in Iran Nuclear Debate in Israel

Dan Raviv | Posted 01.06.2013 | World
Dan Raviv

One of the most important debates on the world scene has gone silent. For more than a year, commentators and politicians worldwide had been discussing: How can Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program be stopped, and should Israel be stopped from bombing Iran?

To Bomb Iran, or Not: What Would Ike Do?

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.03.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If Iran is developing a nuclear weapon, should they be stopped before or after they may or may not have one? This is the scary, geo-political issue of the day involving the Middle East and therefore the world.

Ex-Mossad Chief: Attack On Iran 'Stupidest Idea I've Ever Heard'

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

Meir Dagan, a former head of the Israeli intelligence service Mossad, says that an attack on Iran would be the "stupidest idea [I've] ever heard." ...

Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor: Iran Thinks It Has a Direct Line to God

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.09.2013 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Dan Meridor is the Israeli government's leading moderate -- with the touch of a true intellectual. And Meridor now has an serious emergency at his hands: Iran's nuclear weapons, which Israel has vowed to stop -- with a war, if necessary.

Israel's Secret Staging Ground

Foreign Policy | MARK PERRY | Posted 03.29.2012 | World

In 2009, the deputy chief of mission of the U.S. embassy in Baku, Donald Lu, sent a cable to the State Department's headquarters in Foggy Bottom title...

Who Dares Wins

Samuel M. Katz | Posted 04.28.2012 | World
Samuel M. Katz

How many world leaders can say that they have killed terrorist masterminds at point-blank range on a mission inside an enemy's capital? Barak has. How many world leaders have stormed a hijacked aircraft to rescue terrified passengers? Netanyahu has.

The Short Life Expectancy of Iranian Nuclear Scientists: Assassinations with a Message

Haggai Carmon | Posted 03.16.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Does the killing of nuclear scientists stop or delay the Iranian nuclear weapons plan? Hardly.

SHOCK: Israeli Officers Allegedly Posed As CIA Agents

Foreign Policy | Posted 03.14.2012 | World

Buried deep in the archives of America's intelligence services are a series of memos, written during the last years of President George W. Bush's admi...

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?