Missing the Point - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dubai Police Chief
    • 19.02.10 | 04:12 (IST)

    this article misses the point,the whole operation was predicated on secrecy as much as a successful assasination of the target, the fact that it was uncovered (be it after a successful hit)it led to the passport-gate affair which could potentially still escalate against israeli interest; the exposure of informats within the upper echelon of hamas, possible collaboration btw PA/Isrl all these are very well prove negative in the long or even medium term for isral interest in the region...not to mention an increase alertness among hamas and its allies, so that whoever succeeds the late-commander could be more effective than his predecesor...the secrecy of the entire mission was a critical part of the mission thats why the passposrt owners were'nt notify as it was previously done in other similar cases

    from the article: Media failed in Dubai hit, not Mossad
    First published 22:01 19.02.10 | Last updated 10:06 20.02.10
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