Israel Updated Australian Intelligence Services Over Ben Zygier Arrest in 2010

Contrary to his earlier claims, Foreign Minister Bob Carr admits his ministry, as well as a government agency thought to be the national security service, were briefed by Israel when Zygier was taken into custody.

Australian intelligence services were updated by the Israeli government on the arrest of Ben Zygier, a.k.a. Prisoner X, in 2010, Australian media reported on Wednesday.

ABC network, which first reported on the affair, quoted Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr's spokesman, who said that in the past couple days Carr has received...