‘We all owe this man, and now I most of all, because I can see because of him’
Nicknamed ‘Superman’ by his Arab opponents, Dagan was a fierce and smart warrior who was unafraid to speak his mind
Another trying week on Iran and its nuclear program draws to a close
Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
At least until the U.S. presidential election, Netanyahu won’t risk angering Obama
Plus Syrian unrest unrests Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
They may smell imminent attack; they may also smell imminent elecitons
Not exactly, but Israeli politics are entering America
Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
If Israel decides to carry out a strike against Iran, the desert town of Dimona could be a likely target for retaliation. Are its residents worried?
The Israeli leadership is at war with itself over Iran: In one corner, Bibi Netanyahu and Ehud Barak. In the other, former Mossad chief Meir Dagan.
Former Mossad head continues new job as thorn in Israeli government’s side
Israel and Iran are fighting a not-so-secret clandestine war. But Israel is likely to attack Iran’s nuclear program this spring, making it official.
Plus Congress halts some aid to Palestinians, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Rebuked by government, Mossad chief still offers opinions
Former Mossad chief is Netanyahu’s new unofficial domestic opponent
This week in Israel: Shalit’s family stages a different kind of protest, Mossad speculates on war with Iran, and Maccabi fans get stranded at the airport
Plus, Abbas vows no Hamas in West Bank, Egyptian violence, and more in the news
Worm, tested on Israeli centrifuges, is responsible for Iranian havoc
Today on Tablet
Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan, who died on March 17, 2016 at 71, wanted to reestablish the agency as a powerful deterrent to Israel’s enemies. With a string of daring operations, he succeeded.
Cutting through the last week’s thicket of rhetoric
Plus Gaza strikes, Debbie Friedman, and more in the news
Plus Iran gets its Seas confused, and more
We’re getting all ver-Klimt, and more
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Israeli sources say Mossad tried to kill al-Mabhouh twice before