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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.


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