11 articles tagged "Israel intelligence"
Ofek-11’s failure would hamper Israel’s intel ops
DEBKAfile Special Report September 15, 2016

The failure of the Ofek 11 spy satellite mission would not only mean hundreds of millions of dollars down the drain, but also indirect losses, incurred by the need to close airspace and territorial waters for the launch, as well as the wasted efforts of deploying fighter and reconnaissance planes as accompaniments and placing medical, rescue and hazardous material disposal units on alert.

Israeli-Turkish accord: core of new lineup vs Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 27, 2016

Resumed Jerusalem-Ankara ties interface with the emerging Sunni alliance that Riyadh, Cairo and Ankara are building against Iran. 

An Israeli Arab flies paraglider into Syria to join ISIS without being intercepted
DEBKAfile Special Report October 25, 2015

In a major security breach, an Israeli Arab, 23, was able to fly by paraglider across into Syria from the southwestern village of Mevo Hama Saturday, Oct. 24, southwestern Golan without being intercepted. The pilot came from the Israeli Arab town of Jaljuliya east of Kfar Saba. His defection, apparently to the Islamic State, was clearly organized in advance. His landing in Syria was secured by a party from the jihadist who came to pick him up. The massive search operationy the Israeli military scrambled came too late.


Israel's keyboard intelligence brigades
Israel’s “Knock on the Keyboard” campaign spies on and subverts terrorist social networks
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 21, 2015

The IDF’s intelligence officers of today operate on a novel battlefield, armed with a keyboard, screen, internet link and idiomatic command of the Arabic vernacular. This cyber covert warrior fights under a fictional or borrowed virtual identit. He invades terrorist networks and plants false directives to deflect a Palestinian from setting out to sow terror with a knife, gun or car. He uses the same digital space as the back-alley Palestinian gangs to sow panic and confusion in terrorist ranks..

The killer of Mira and Emmanuel Riva
The Tel Aviv couple’s Brussels killer got away clean after Belgians missed out on intelligence routine
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 29, 2014

As time goes by, the chances diminish of catching the murderer of the Tel Aviv couple Miriam and Emmanuel and Riva at the Jewish Museum of Brussels and two other victims on May 24 - likewise, of identifying his principal. The Belgian general prosecution handed the case to State Security, after rating it a terrorist-motivated crime and failing to turn up a single lead. debkafile: In the absence of strong interrelations between Israel’s intelligence bodies and Belgian GISS, the intelligence-gathering teamwork essential for solving this sort of crime was missing.


CCTV footage of Nairobi mall under terror control
Kenya blames US, Israeli intelligence for no heads-up on Nairobi attack
DEBKAfile Special Report September 26, 2013

President Uhuru Kenyatta is quoted as blaming the United States and Israel in private conversation for their undercover agencies’ failure to prevent the major terrorist attack on Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall on Sept. 21. He counted on them for a heads-up, only to find they were as much in the dark as Nairobi. Israeli security sources are digging hard to find out how Al Qaeda spies conducted surveillance forays in the mall – and even smuggled in large stocks of ammo –  without Israel intelligence detecting them or sounding the alarm.

Syrian tanks in Damascus
Battle for Damascus is over. Is Israel intelligence slow on Syrian war?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 4, 2013

When Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon informed a Knesset panel Monday, June 3 that Syrian rebels still occupied  four Damascus districts, debkafile’s intelligence sources reported the battle for the Syrian capital was all but over.  Senior IDF officers: Flawed intelligence may lead to faulty decision-making.

Military Intelligence Chief Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi
Israel: Iran's nuclear arms program is complete, its missiles can reach US
DEBKAfile Special Report February 2, 2012

Iran has completed the development of a nuclear weapon and is only waiting for a sign from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to start assembling its first nuclear bomb, said Israeli Military Intelligence Chief Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi on Thursday, February 2. By the end of 2012 or early 2013 Iran may have a single nuclear bomb, he said, but by 2015 the figure would jump to four or five. Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Yaalon: None of Iran's nuclear installations are immune from attack.

Hizballah suspect Atris Hussein
Hizballah planned Mumbai-style attack on Habad Bangkok, Khao San restaurants
DEBKAfile Special Report January 16, 2012

The Thai police's capture of a Lebanese-Swedish Hizballah suspect thwarted a terrorist attack on Bet Habad in Bangkok, involving the taking of hostages and blowing up the building - on the same lines as al Qaeda's 2008 assault on the Mumbai Habad center which killed 8 Israelis and Jews - only more ambitious. Habad Bangkok is much larger; its hostel has dozens of rooms. A second team was to have hit the Khao San Road restaurants popular with Israelis and Americans. The terror alert is still in force.

Tamir Pardo
Mossad to Top Security Pyramid, Will Direct All Military Covert Operations
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 3, 2010

Tamir Pardo was picked to lead Mossad in a new direction in line with a sweeping overhaul of Israel's intelligence organizations to transform them into operational organisms rather than intelligence-gatherers and analysts. The future accent will be on covert warfare.

Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi
Iran accuses 7 spies - two for links with Israel
DEBKAfile Special Report October 26, 2010

The Tehran Prosecutor General announced Tuesday, Oct. 26 that two people would go on trial for collaborating with Israeli intelligence - in addition to the five arrested earlier on charges of contacts with foreign intelligence services. He did not identify any of the seven accused, stressing only that they had all received large sums of money.

debkafile's sources link the arrests to the loading of fuel into the Bushehr reactor earlier that day.

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