Trusting the U.S. to Keep Secrets

(Ynet News) Alex Fishman - Sources in the Pentagon who are selling Israeli secrets to the American media know that they are jeopardizing clear Israeli interests in the region and putting the lives of Israel's citizens in danger. When it happens once, it could be someone's slip of the tongue. When it happens twice - it's a work plan. On May 5, warehouses containing Hizbullah-bound Iranian Fateh-110 missiles were attacked in the Damascus area. Several hours after the bombing, American government officials rushed to point a finger at Israel as the country behind the attack. After May's leak the Americans apologized, explaining that it was the work of low-ranking officials, saying there was a commission of inquiry. Then on Friday, after an attack on a military base north of Latakia believed to contained Yakhont coastal missiles, the Americans once again pointed a finger at Israel as the country responsible. The American government, Israel's strategic partner, is being revealed as unreliable.

2013-07-15 00:00:00

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