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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 15.01.10 | 13:37 (IST)

    "Whoever placed the bomb targeting the two armored embassy vehicles on their way from Jordan to the Allenby Bridge appears to have had very good intelligence. They knew that many Israeli diplomats, who normally live in Amman without their families, usually depart for Israel for the weekend on Thursday afternoon, and they knew how to identify the two-car convoy." - Haaretz I don't see how it is a triumph of intel to notice repeated behavior. Rather it is a failure of intelligence to repeat behavior. I agree the execution of the hit was botched. Which is good because security for the 'convoy' was equally botched.

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Jordan bombing: Good intelligence, poor execution
    First published 01:43 15.01.10 | Last updated 16:28 15.01.10
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