Israel Won’t Stop Spying on the U.S.
May 8, 2014
Israel is stealing our trade and tech secrets, Newsweek reports this week. This is certainly nothing new, but what will the U.S. government do to stop Israel from stealing our technology? That’s the question.
OUR ALLY? Israel is the most active nation engaged in stealing U.S. trade and tech secrets. With friends like that, who needs enemies? (Photo - Newsweek)
Excerpts from “Israel Won’t Stop Spying on the U.S.” in Newsweek:
Israel’s espionage activities in America are unrivaled and unseemly, counterspies have told members of the House Judiciary and Foreign Affairs committees, going far beyond activities by other close allies, such as Germany, France, the U.K. and Japan. A congressional staffer familiar with a briefing last January called the testimony ‘very sobering… alarming… even terrifying’ …
After denying for over a decade that Pollard was its paid agent, Israel apologized and promised not to spy on U.S. soil again. Since then, more Israeli spies have been arrested and convicted by U.S. courts…
As Paul Pillar, the CIA’s former national intelligence officer for the Near East and South Asia, told Newsweek, old habits are hard to break: Zionists were dispatching spies to America before there even was an Israel, to gather money and materials for the cause and later the fledgling state. Key components for Israel’s nuclear bombs were clandestinely obtained here. “They’ve found creative and inventive ways,” Pillar said, to get what they want.
“If we give them free rein to send people over here, how are we going to stop that?” the former congressional aide asked. “They’re incredibly aggressive. They’re aggressive in all aspects of their relationship with the United States. Why would their intelligence relationship with us be any different?”
- “Israel Won’t Stop Spying on the U.S.” by Jeff Stein, Newsweek, May 6, 2014
“Israel Won’t Stop Spying on the U.S.” by Jeff Stein, Newsweek, May 6, 2014
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