Monday, August 2, 2010

(BLOG) Israel, Lebanon: Who Is Winning The Intelligence War With Hezbollah?

"In October 2009, Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Yaalon, a former head of military intelligence, all but confirmed that Israel had intensified spying efforts in Lebanon because of Hezbollah and would stop when the Iranian-backed Shiite Muslim militant group was disarmed and Israel's border with Lebanon was peaceful.

The intelligence war continues unabated, as the Los Angeles Times reported in a front-page article Sunday, with Israel apparently trying to infiltrate and Hezbollah, with help from the Lebanese government, trying to thwart it.

'Hezbollah is not a easy target' to infiltrate, said Ephraim Kam, an Israeli intelligence expert. 'The organization is not a big one. It is very compartmentalized and tough to penetrate. Also, it is an ideological-religious one, always tougher to penetrate.'"

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