Analysis A Liar or a Blabbermouth? Ben Zygier Was Not Suited to Work for the Mossad

A thorough investigation would have had to disqualify someone with Zygier's personality for service in the Mossad. But when a prospect's cultural identity is made more important than the person, the acceptance bar is lowered.

Ben Zygier, a.k.a Prisoner X, found the perfect cover for a Mossad agent: claiming to be a Mossad agent.  Who would believe someone who bragged about his

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