One notion that was picked up here is the fact that "treason" clause in the Israeli law book is so broad that almost any breach of Israel's security can be included in it. And it may lead us to believe that maybe what he was being charged with was not so damaging , but needed to be contained nevertheless. Of course the Mossad and the State must show that anything that has to do with State security is dealt with, with gloves off . Lets see if the prime minister will step up to the plate..
UN to hold off on separate Afghan bombing probe for now (Reuters)