Hero and Villain of the Year In Snowden's Show, Israel Is but an Extra

Reports the U.S. was eavesdropping on Israel too hardly shocked Jerusalem: We, better than most Western nations, understand the rules thrust into view by Edward Snowden.

The offices of senior Israeli officials, past and present, responded dismissively to the report in Friday’s New York Times that intelligence agencies in the United States and Britain had been monitoring their email correspondence.