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Barak recalled this week that Meir Dagan, then head of Mossad, had wanted to rush the operation. Barak thought there was time and no, ... Barak was Netanyahu's revered commander in the elite Sayeret Matkal commando unit and defense minister in his government. Barak was also defense minister ...
In early November 1993, just weeks after the signing of the Oslo Accords, Peres paid a secret visit to King Hussein in Jordan, accompanied by Gil, who was then his bureau chief, and the deputy chief of Mossad, Efraim Halevy, who served as a liaison between Israel's leaders and the Hashemite royal house ...

Bergman provides a nearly minute-by-minute recounting of the operation, which involved the first instance of coordinated action by more than 3,000 personnel, drawn from the Mossad and the IDF's Sayeret Matkal commando unit, the navy's Flotilla 13, paratroopers and AMAN (Military Intelligence), as well ...
Israel's leadership entrusted the IDF's first commando unit with risky assaults in the territories of the neighboring Arab states that were safe havens for the ... Mossad agents, who had arrived in advance to get acquainted to the city, picked them up with rented cars and drove them to an apartment building.
... the highest ranking officers of Israeli intelligence.” In 2005, she started her decade-long run as chief military censor, a role that required regular coordination with Israel's top spies and military leaders, including the head of military intelligence, the chief of Mossad and the chief of the army's general staff.
Tsomet, the Mossad unit responsible for recruiting and running assets abroad, received reports from two informants inside the P.L.O. that Arafat would take off from Athens the next day ..... Uzi Dayan, the outgoing chief of the Sayeret Matkal, the Israeli army's elite commando unit, took command of Salt Fish.

Local newspapers reported that the Mossad had been following Alzoari for the ... Hamas has also created its own naval commando unit, which ...
“Fauda” follows a close-knit unit of mista'arvim, the commando unit of the Israel army whose soldiers are trained in the language, dress and ...
... a kibbutz, he volunteered for the IDF - serving in the elite undercover Duvdevan anti-terror commando unit. He also worked for the Mossad.
... Aliyah to Israel aged 17 and conscripted to the IDF's Duvdevan commando unit. It is reported he went on to work for Mossad, Israel's storied ...
... not humanitarians. The clashes resulted in the death of nine Turkish citizens and the humiliation of one of Israel's top commando units - Flotilla 13. ... Fidan doesn't like Israel. Over the past six years, he tried to avoid meeting his Mossad ...
... "The Nazi Hunters," he lists the hunters, including William Denson, the U.S. chief prosecutor at the Dachau trials, who prosecuted 177 people and won guilty verdicts for all of them, and Rafi Eitan, the Mossad agent who was in charge of the ...
... "The Nazi Hunters," he lists the hunters, including William Denson, the U.S. chief prosecutor at the Dachau trials, who prosecuted 177 people and won guilty verdicts for all of them, and Rafi Eitan, the Mossad agent who was in charge of the ...
In fact, when I interviewed Rafi Eitan, the Mossad agent who was in charge of the commando unit that seized Eichmann, he stressed how the new state of Israel had to focus on its own survival early on and how reluctant his superiors were to expend much ...
So the prime minister had reason to think, when he picked Pardo to replace the balky and difficult Meir Dagan as head of Mossad in 2010, that he'd at last found someone who was a loyalist and as much of a hawk on Iran as he. But it was not to be. Time ...
Three months ago, I invited a group of friends for a unique meeting at the Entebbe exhibition at the Rabin Center: former Mossad operative Avner Avraham, the curator of the exhibit, Akiva Laxer, one of the hostages, and Amir Ofer, one of the commandos ...
For him, Ya'alon was first of all the former commander of Sayeret Matkal, Israel's elite commando unit, who in 1988 personally led a team from that unit to carry out the assassination of Khalil al-Wazeer, "Abu-Jihad," Yasser Arafat's deputy and the top ...

In 1970 he was directed to establish the controversial "Rimon," a special operations commando unit that focused on fighting terrorists in the Gaza Strip.
He used these skills as late as the 1970s, when the Chief of the Southern Command (late Prime Minister) Ariel Sharon ordered him to create the Rimon commando unit. Its purpose was to hunt down and destroy the emerging terrorist cells in the Gaza ... As ...
In the early 1970s, he commanded an ad hoc undercover commando unit, known as Sayeret Rimon, whose task was to combat the increasing violence in the Palestinian territories.
Dagan was appointed head of Mossad by his former military commander, Ariel Sharon, the prime minister. As an outsider from the army, Dagan was not welcomed by the career intelligence officers of Mossad, but his impact was felt immediately, as he sacked ...
With the so-called knife intifada exacting its toll of Jewish and Palestinian blood every few days, Israel is not happy with the voices currently emanating from Arab capitals.
Jerusalem (AFP) - Meir Dagan, a former head of Israeli spy agency Mossad who worked to thwart Iran's nuclear programme while also opposing a military strike against it, died Thursday at 71, the government said.
Pardo was a crossbreed of sorts, having joined the Mossad after serving as an officer in the air-force commando unit Shaldag ("kingfisher"), and later returning to the IDF as an advisor with the rank of Brig.-Gen. before becoming head of the Mossad ...


 

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