Tags: Mossad

Israelis who aided Harvey Weinstein collected info on Obama’s former administration

The New Yorker reports that an Israeli firm ran a covert campaign to discredit Obama officials who’d backed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Former Obama staff were contacted by undercover agents for Black Cube – the firm that Harvey Weinstein hired, & that offers access to assistance from “Israel’s élite military and governmental intelligence units.”

Is Iran really a nuclear threat?

Investigative journalist Gareth Porter dispels myths about Iran’s alleged nuclear program: Israel has been crying wolf about Iran & nukes since the 1980s (including likely forging documents), while the IAEA has been declaring Tehran’s compliance; the Ayatollah has maintained that WMDs are “unIslamic,” and Iran hasn’t used any (even against Iraq’s WMDs); Iran needs ballistic missiles as a deterrent since it has no air force; and it has never threatened aggression toward Israel.

Another Day, Another Mossad Assassination

Richard Silverstein reports on the assassination of Gazan engineer Fadi al Batsh in Malaysia and notes it resembles that of of Mohammed al Zoary last year. He asks why Israel kills academics and then protests academic boycott. His answer: An Israeli professor “would never see the equivalence between him or herself and a dead Palestinian professor.”

Harvey Weinstein used Israeli spies in effort to silence victims

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein used former Mossad agents in efforts to silence actresses who accused him of sexual assault. The Electronic Intifada notes “…sexual violence has been a routine part of the methods Israeli intelligence agencies have used against Palestinians.” The UK’s Daily Mail names an Israeli spy used by Weinstein…