US sees Israel, tight Mideast ally, as spy threat

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The CIA considers Israel its No. 1 counterintelligence threat in the agency's Near East Division, the group that oversees spying across the Middle East, according to current and former officials. Counterintelligence is the art of protecting national secrets from spies. This means the CIA believes that U.S. national secrets are safer from other Middle Eastern governments than from Israel. Israel employs highly sophisticated, professional spy services that rival American agencies in technical capability and recruiting human sources. Unlike Iran or Syria, for example, Israel as a steadfast U.S. ally enjoys access to the highest levels of the U.S. government in military and intelligence circles.

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Israel operates it largest espionage network ... by Rehmat Khawaja on Sunday, Jul 29, 2012 at 12:47:30 PM
Our best friend my *ss..................... by Dennis Kaiser on Sunday, Jul 29, 2012 at 6:20:37 PM
Unless you yourself are a spy, how come you know s... by David Chester on Monday, Jul 30, 2012 at 5:08:52 AM