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Report: CIA Sees Israel as Spy Threat

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Israel National News – U.S. national security officials consider Israel to be, at times, “a frustrating ally and a genuine counterintelligence threat,” an Associated Press investigative report reveals.

The report quotes U.S. officials’ claims that Israeli agents have carried out intrusions into the homes of CIA Israel station chiefs in the past decade. In addition, it says, “Israel has been implicated in U.S. criminal espionage cases and disciplinary proceedings against CIA officers and blamed in the presumed death of an important spy in Syria for the CIA during the administration of President George W. Bush.”

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