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Yet Another Israeli Spy Scandal?

Yet Another Israeli Spy Scandal?

What does the media do when an Israeli spy story actually involves no Israelis?

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Mossad Kiwi Leaks and Conspiracy Theories

Amazing how a stupid media rumor sparks a flurry of queries and denials. Case in point: New Zealand, where — allegedly — Mossad spooks hacked the national police computer system, only to die in February’s Christchurch earthquake. Amir Mizroch demolishes the Southland Times‘ allegations. Prime Minister John Key denies the spies, which, of course, further fuels kooky

No Israelis Expelled Over New Passport Forgery

A team of British SAS soldiers and diplomats were caught by Libyan rebels carrying explosives and fake passports in a badly bungled first-contact mission. I’m sure the fake passports were high quality and made by a state intelligence service. But that’s only an outrage when Israel’s accused. Memo to London: Next time, bring tennis rackets.

February 1 Morning Links

• Of all the articles I’ve read about the Israeli take on Egypt, Benjamin Kerstein resonates the most. Otherwise, Reuters describes what’s at stake with just the facts. • Is Roger Cohen channeling his inner Sharansky? • A Seattle reader wants my take on yesterday’s WSJ Q&A with Bashar Assad. Since you asked: Assad has

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