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Israeli spying on US at 'alarming level'
Yahoo News ^ | 05/7/2014 | AFP

Posted on 05/07/2014 9:50:06 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue

Israel spies on the United States more than any other ally does and these activities have reached an alarming level, Newsweek magazine reported on Tuesday.

The main targets are US industrial and technical secrets, the weekly said, quoting classified briefings on legislation that would make it easier for Israeli citizens to get visas to enter America.

Newsweek said a congressional staffer familiar with a briefing last January called the testimony "very sobering ... alarming ... even terrifying", and quoted another as saying the behavior was "damaging."

"No other country close to the United States continues to cross the line on espionage like the Israelis do," said a former congressional staffer who attended another classified briefing in late 2013, according to Newsweek.

It said that briefing was one of several in recent months given by the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department, the FBI and the National Counterintelligence Directorate.

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KEYWORDS: agitprop; antiwardotcom; israel; israelspying; israelspyingonus; newsweek
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Hmm, maybe it's because they don't trust us? Maybe it's because they don't think of us AS an ally?

Ya think?

1 posted on 05/07/2014 9:50:06 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Can’t say as I blame them considering the current occupant of the White House.


2 posted on 05/07/2014 9:51:29 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Only startling to those who have been disengaged for decades.


3 posted on 05/07/2014 9:52:04 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is my tag!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Those Mossad guys could probably deliver quite a surprise to Ubama "should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."
4 posted on 05/07/2014 9:52:15 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Don’t blame them since this admin is infiltrated with MoBros.


5 posted on 05/07/2014 9:52:46 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

You’re up on current event? Gosh ....


6 posted on 05/07/2014 9:53:44 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Parley Baer
Can’t say as I blame them considering the current occupant of the White House.

Ditto that.

7 posted on 05/07/2014 9:54:20 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
I wonder what they know that we don't.

I'l betcha it's plenty!

8 posted on 05/07/2014 9:54:24 AM PDT by Savage Beast (Hubris and denial overwhelm Western Civilization. Nemesis and tragedy always follow.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

With Obama in office would this surprise anyone?


9 posted on 05/07/2014 9:54:57 AM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: Savage Beast

I wish they would spill it.


10 posted on 05/07/2014 9:55:18 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: TangledUpInBlue; Parley Baer
Let me rephrase that so am not confusing .... Please, catch up with current events. Heck, in this current zer0 administration climate, I'd spy on us too.

Thanks Parley Baer.

11 posted on 05/07/2014 9:56:09 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Gee, I wonder why.

Of course, there aren’t any Muslim threats to the US that are at an “alarming level”, only the “evil” Israelis.

Uh-huh.

Ever heard “Neighborhood Bully” by Bob Dylan?


12 posted on 05/07/2014 9:56:22 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: TangledUpInBlue

…friends close, enemies closer…...


13 posted on 05/07/2014 9:56:55 AM PDT by moehoward
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To: SgtHooper

We should not allow this to continue. There is no excuse regardless of what tool is in the white house.


14 posted on 05/07/2014 9:57:00 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: Parley Baer

YAHOO will wait quite some time before fear mongering against Israel makes fish bait for us ever turning on Israel.


15 posted on 05/07/2014 9:57:56 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: NativeSon

bttt


16 posted on 05/07/2014 9:58:11 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
TangledUpInBlue:" Israeli spying on US at 'alarming level'"

Information comming from yahoo.com ,who ignores their own customers request
to "DO NOT TRACK "
I call hypocricy and GLOWBULL WARNING " !!


17 posted on 05/07/2014 9:59:02 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

You can count on that!


18 posted on 05/07/2014 10:00:44 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Well, if there is a known muslim in the WH who is out to destroy them, I would be doing some spying myself.


19 posted on 05/07/2014 10:02:14 AM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

We spy on them, they spy on us. Its nothing new.

What is new is our president who then lets “slip” their secrets to the rest of the world.


20 posted on 05/07/2014 10:03:39 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

They’ve been doing this for decades, regardless of who was in office at the time. Pollard did his spying, and was caught and convicted during the Reagan years.

To this day some here still say that what Pollard did was justified because America was holding back critical information about Iraq’s chemical and nuclear programs from Israel.


21 posted on 05/07/2014 10:04:07 AM PDT by Corporate Democrat
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To: Corporate Democrat

When one spies one takes ones chances.


22 posted on 05/07/2014 10:05:40 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: NativeSon
We should not allow this to continue. There is no excuse regardless of what tool is in the white house.

That was clever. We should tell them, "No!". Maybe Obama can write them a letter or make a phone call.

23 posted on 05/07/2014 10:11:09 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (My whimsical litany of satyric prose and pontification of wisdom demonstrates my concinnity.)
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To: cripplecreek; TangledUpInBlue
What is new is our president who then lets “slip” their secrets to the rest of the world.

Exactly. Have we forgotten that our government was responsible for the leak that identified how Israel had infiltrated Iran's nuclear development? Remember the computer virus/worm that ruined a bunch of centrifuges? Yea, WE let the cat out of the bag on that.

24 posted on 05/07/2014 10:14:18 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (My whimsical litany of satyric prose and pontification of wisdom demonstrates my concinnity.)
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To: NativeSon

We should not allow this to continue....Oh horsesit. This menial servant in the Whitehouse needs to be spied on by all of our (used to be allies) and let loose the dogs of truth. He is a MUSLIM enabler. Tell me where I am wrong.


25 posted on 05/07/2014 10:14:53 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

This has been a common practice of Israel for decades

It is why the Mossad and CIA barely tolerate each other


26 posted on 05/07/2014 10:17:10 AM PDT by MadIsh32 (In order to be pro-market, sometimes you must be anti-big business)
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To: Safetgiver

Israel serves the interests of Israel and not America

Many people on FR forget that.


27 posted on 05/07/2014 10:18:19 AM PDT by MadIsh32 (In order to be pro-market, sometimes you must be anti-big business)
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To: MadIsh32

Might even be why the CIA spied on the Senate.


28 posted on 05/07/2014 10:18:37 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

I remember how my two year old used to watch everything I did.


29 posted on 05/07/2014 10:20:30 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Anything coming from Newsweek is suspect anyway

(remember Operation Mockingbird)


30 posted on 05/07/2014 10:27:24 AM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Every country that can spies on the U.S.


31 posted on 05/07/2014 10:29:53 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: MadIsh32

Yes.

I agree with others in that I don’t blame Israel for trying, given the current state of relations and (dis)trust with the US.

But the continued imprisonment of Pollard should send a clear messages to any American inclined to betray their country to act as a spy for Israel of the consequences for doing so.


32 posted on 05/07/2014 10:35:38 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: MadIsh32

It USED to be America served the interests of America. Now we support the interests of the Muslim Caliph. If we reversed course Isreal WOULD support US interests to smother ISLAM, the CALIPHISTY and the dude that’s gonna jump out of the well.


33 posted on 05/07/2014 10:36:23 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

“Information comming from yahoo.com ,who ignores their own customers request
to “DO NOT TRACK “
I call hypocricy and GLOWBULL WARNING “ !!”

Actually, if you read closely, this gem comes from that bastion of freedom and unbiased reporting Newsweek magazine. (And I thought that they went out of business...)


34 posted on 05/07/2014 10:38:08 AM PDT by LaRueLaDue
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Israel spies on the United States more than any other ally does and these activities have reached an alarming level, Newsweek magazine reported on Tuesday.

We are an ally of Israel? We don't act like it. Maybe I'm missing something?

5.56mm

35 posted on 05/07/2014 10:40:34 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Don’t blame them since this admin is infiltrated with MoBros.

Would not doubt if it was a Democrat MoBro congressional aide (the nameless one in the story) that is saying these things too.

36 posted on 05/07/2014 10:41:03 AM PDT by celmak
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To: Tenacious 1

How about turning that vast spy network away from American citizens and onto foreign agents? And since all those fed agencies have mil spec weapons, should be no problem rounding up the agent here.


37 posted on 05/07/2014 10:43:45 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Newsweek said a congressional staffer familiar with a briefing last January called the testimony "very sobering ... alarming ... even terrifying", and quoted another as saying the behavior was "damaging."

No names given in the article. A new narrative created by the occupation media at the behest of the white house.
38 posted on 05/07/2014 10:45:03 AM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: NativeSon

LOL, I trust the Israelis more than any other nation in the world, government anyway. I just wish they would let US know what our own government is doing.


39 posted on 05/07/2014 10:46:20 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Safetgiver
This menial servant in the Whitehouse needs to be spied on by all of our (used to be allies) and let loose the dogs of truth. He is a MUSLIM enabler. Tell me where I am wrong.

You're wrong. Just because the POS in white house is a POS, doesn't mean that we should let the world walk all over us.

Or do you think that we should just let illegal aliens stay and bleed us dry since there's POS in the white house and the left does this and that?

40 posted on 05/07/2014 10:47:42 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: huldah1776
yep, trust that government that is spying on us... lovely.

I don't trust any government, what makes me distrust my own the most is that I am part of it.

41 posted on 05/07/2014 10:53:38 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Let’em spy on us. Hey, we should give them the information.


42 posted on 05/07/2014 10:59:04 AM PDT by Socon-Econ
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To: TangledUpInBlue
"Israeli spying on US at 'alarming level'..."

.... Probably because of the fact that the US is currently working against Israel at an "Alarming Level."

43 posted on 05/07/2014 10:59:38 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Savage Beast

I bet they have 0bama’s academic records, including admission and loan applications with indicia of nationality. If things get really sour they’ll probably spill a few of them first as an embarrassing warning. Could get interesting.


44 posted on 05/07/2014 11:14:09 AM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

It always makes sense to stay current on your enemy’s moves; more then any other country, Israel knows this.


45 posted on 05/07/2014 11:19:18 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: NativeSon

I said “all of our used to be Allies”. Not Mexico. I do not belong to the thought that the rest of the world should walk all over us.. That is why I am bitchin’. THEY ARE. They know nothing will happen. MEXICO knows this. La Raza knows this. Hamas knows this. MB knows this. Need I go on? Germany, France, Belgium, ENGLAND, and our former allies just laugh, shudder and turn away for the POS.


46 posted on 05/07/2014 11:28:15 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Corporate Democrat
To this day some here still say that what Pollard did was justified because America was holding back critical information about Iraq’s chemical and nuclear programs from Israel.

If they say that, they are liars.

Israel destroyed Iraq's Osirak project in June 1981.

Jonathan Pollard did not receive his clearance until October 1984.

47 posted on 05/07/2014 11:32:06 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Good! 0bama is Israel’s enemy.


48 posted on 05/07/2014 11:34:55 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Mohammed was a Child Rapist and Islam is a Totalitarian Death Cult.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

So?


49 posted on 05/07/2014 11:37:16 AM PDT by cblue55 ("Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants,")
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Hmm, maybe it's because they don't trust us? Maybe it's because they don't think of us AS an ally?

Ya think?

Only an idiot would consider our current resident and his misadministration an ally of Israel, now insert name of any muslin country and it's a different story.

50 posted on 05/07/2014 12:01:09 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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