The Soldier Spy

(PJ Media) Nitsana Darshan-Leitner - Harpoon targeted the hundreds of millions of dollars that Yasser Arafat stole from Western aid money that was used to fund suicide bombers. Harpoon mobilized military units to target the money men who made millions in profits handling wire transfers and loans. Funds destined for terrorist cells were confiscated. Harpoon also attacked a drug smuggling empire that Hizbullah ran in South America to finance its efforts against Israel and the U.S. Harpoon targeted banks and bankers, using sophisticated computer hacking to peek inside Hizbullah's financial secrets; scams were used to defraud Hizbullah's top leadership. And Harpoon launched a crippling offensive against a Lebanese bank that helped to finance Hizbullah operations against Israel and against U.S. forces in Iraq. Mossad director Meir Dagan's "follow the money and destroy the money" playbook became the template used by the U.S. with great success in the battle against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The writer is president of Shurat HaDin, an Israeli law center that has represented hundreds of terror victims in lawsuits around the world.

2017-11-08 00:00:00

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