The Mossad: Inside the Missions of Israel's Elite Spy Agency
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🔝 Today’s Featured Story
‘For by stratagems you wage war’ - Proverbs 24:6.
This biblical verse was adopted as the Mossad’s first motto. Since its founding, it’s been clear that Israel needs more than a strong military to stay ahead of those intent on wiping them off the map.
But why is the foreign intelligence service of such a tiny country so famous?
While there’s so much the Mossad has done that we don’t know about (and will probably never be revealed), the spy missions that have been made public are mind-blowing.
Capturing Adolf Eichmann in May 1960 and smuggling him to Israel (dressed as a flight attendant). Breaking into the London hotel room of a Syrian atomic energy official and installing monitoring software onto his laptop. Smuggling Ethiopian Jews out of Sudan and into Israel in the early 80’s using a supposed holiday resort as a cover…
Israel might be a tiny country, but the Mossad agency's revered spy operations are the stuff of legend.