#87 Chris Linthwaite - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • The Prophet
    • 26.02.10 | 14:17 (IST)

    Whether it is the UK's Serious and Organised Crime Agency or Australia's AFP and ASIO, the governments they serve will need something more than "It was probably Mossad" or "They probably copied original passports at B-G airport" before taking diplomatic or other action against Israel. For that, they will need specific E*V*I*D*E*N*C*E that will establish a forensic connection between the fabricated passports and the Israeli government or its agencies. Endless speculation in the media or blogosphere is not evidence. And if you think that this story will be an election issue in the 2010 Federal election in Australia, you know even less about Australian politics than about the rules of evidence. Not everyone shares your prejudices, not even in the UK, and certainly not in Australia.

    from the article: Report: Australia already warned Israel against faking passports
    First published 00:38 25.02.10 | Last updated 17:14 27.02.10
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