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News Brief

  9/10/2013, Tishrei 6, 5774

Secret Intelligence Versus the 'Right to Know'


Israel is facing “unprecedented dangers,” according to Ephraim Halevi, former head of Israel's Mossad intelligence service, and intelligence will play an important role in fending those dangers off.

Modern open society, in which secrets are difficult to keep, makes it difficult for intelligence operations to quietly gather information, but the public need to understand that intelligence operations required some level of security and secrecy, he said.