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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 25.11.10 | 05:28 (IST)

    What Israel needs is a head of the Mossad who will depoliticize the job, the agency and the effort. Back when Israel actually faced existential threats there were moments of idiocy, such as Operation Susanna, but generally the Mossad had to deal with reality or reality would deal with Israel. Over the last 40 years the main purpose of the Mossad has not been to determine the capabilities and intentions of israel enemies. It has become to justify the political ambitions of Israel's rulers. Thus the Mossad has become an evermore useless agency which has devolved to the point of becoming a threat to Israel because it is more concerned with disinforming the public than informing the government.

    from the article: Searching for a Mossad chief in the shadow of a new nuclear threat
    First published 01:10 25.11.10 | Last updated 01:10 25.11.10
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