Mossad identity crises
The fog surrounding the affair of so-called Prisoner X may never dissipate, but one thing is already clear: Mossad procedures for devising identities for its agents need to be revised.
A long list of question marks still hovers above every aspect of the Ben Zygier, AKA “Prisoner X” case, many of which will not have a satisfactory answer for years or perhaps ever. But one thing is very clear, even at this stage: Something has gone deeply wrong in the department within the Mossad that is in charge of creating identities for agents operating outside Israel.
Reports in the...