TV News LIES

Saturday, Feb 24th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Israel’s Aggressive Spying in the U.S. Mostly Hushed Up

Israel’s Aggressive Spying in the U.S. Mostly Hushed Up

E-mail Print PDF

Israel spies on USWhen White House national security advisor Susan Rice’s security detail cleared her Jerusalem hotel suite for bugs and intruders Tuesday night, they might’ve had in mind a surprise visitor to Vice President Al Gore’s room 16 years ago this week: a spy in an air duct.

According to a senior former U.S. intelligence operative, a Secret Service agent who was enjoying a moment of solitude in Gore’s bathroom before the Veep arrived heard a metallic scraping sound. “The Secret Service had secured [Gore’s] room in advance and they all left except for one agent, who decided to take a long, slow time on the pot,” the operative recalled for Newsweek. “So the room was all quiet, he was just meditating on his toes, and he hears a noise in the vent. And he sees the vent clips being moved from the inside. And then he sees a guy starting to exit the vent into the room.”

Did the agent scramble for his gun? No, the former operative said with a chuckle. “He kind of coughed and the guy went back into the vents.”

To some, the incident stands as an apt metaphor for the behind-closed-doors relations between Israel and America, “frenemies” even in the best of times. The brazen air-duct caper “crossed the line” of acceptable behavior between friendly intelligence services – but because it was done by Israel, it was quickly hushed up by U.S. officials.

Despite strident denials this week by Israeli officials, Israel has been caught carrying out aggressive espionage operations against American targets for decades, according to U.S. intelligence officials and congressional sources. And they still do it. They just don’t get arrested very often.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution

Deaths mount in Syria as UN gets set to vote on cease fireSyrian government warplanes carried out a sixth day of airstrikes Friday in the rebel-held suburbs east...

China will soon have air power rivalling the West’s

China will soon have air power to rival US There is no question which country gets the starring role in “The Military Balance”, the latest...

Aid agencies call for urgent ceasefire in besieged Syrian enclave

Syrian horror call for urgent ceasefire Aid agencies, including the Red Cross and World Food Programme, are calling for an urgent ceasefire...

Netanyahu Legal Woes Worsen as Ex-Top Aide Agrees to Testify

Netanyahu's ex-aide to testify against him Benjamin Netanyahu’s legal woes deepened after one of his closest confidants agreed to testify against him...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!