The Mossad, like the IDF, is living on past glories - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 16.08.10 | 06:06 (IDT)

    Both the Mossad and the IDF have their share of mishaps in the past, but now both seem barely competent, or maybe not quite competent. They both rely on purchased technology and large numbers of operators rather than high competence and good leadership. In Dubai we saw a modern Mossad operation. Israel sent a whole platoon of people complete with wigs, makup, and quick changes in the bathroom. They sent along stun guns, syringes of killing stuff, and other weapons. They used fake uniforms and fake passports. Worst of all, they seemed magnetically attracted to security cameras. Who is capable of dreaming up such an operation? A junior high school kid who knows nothing?

    from the article: As several Mossad agents exposed, has the spy agency lost its luster?
    First published 00:41 16.08.10 | Last updated 00:41 16.08.10
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