Sounds more like Inspector Cluzot in the "Pink Panther" than an intelligence agency. And that was the only concrete example given in this ridiculous piece. What would they wish to know about Al Gore 15 years ago? How he invented the internet? Does this clown really think there isn't a better way for the Mossad to spy - if it wishes to do so? The ones really spying are the NSA, listening in to everybody in Europe, the Middle East, and - yes - the US!
German authorities accused of playing down refugee shelter sex crime reports (Reuters)
from the article: Newsweek reporter stands by Israeli spying allegation: Facts are facts