Plotting to Kidnap Israelis

(Ha'aretz) Yossi Melman - In October 2000, Colonel (res.) Elhanan Tannenbaum flew out of Tel Aviv Airport on a plane to Brussels for a meeting in Europe and vanished without a trace. Ten days later he was a captive of Hizballah. Israeli security services believe that someone Tannenbaum knew well lured him to a business meeting in Europe. The Shin Bet now suspects Kais Obeid, an Arab citizen of Israel, of planning to lure additional Israelis and repeat the success of the Tannenbaum abduction.

2002-07-08 00:00:00

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