A Glimpse into U.S.-Israeli Intelligence Relations
7:42 AM, Nov 15, 2010 • By GABRIEL SCHOENFELD
“Portions of this article were deleted by the Israeli Military Censor.” So begins a fascinating article, “Spies Like Us,” by Yossi Melman and Dan Raviv in Tablet. It goes into considerable detail into the U.S.-Israeli intelligence relationship over recent decades. The story is one of friendship and friction. Among other things, it surveys the foibles and achievements of successive CIA station chiefs in Israel. For example,
Like many accounts of espionage, the article has no bottom line. Nonetheless, it offers a fascinating glimpse of the fraught relationship that can develop when two allies spy on one another.