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Report: Israel Spied On Bill Clinton

Report: Israel Spied On Bill Clinton

 Report:
Israel Spied On Bill Clinton




Newsweek's latest report on alleged Israeli
espionage cites new book claiming Israel tapped the
ex-president, and other leaders', phone calls.



By Haaretz



May
31 2014 "
ICH"
- "
Haaretz"
-

In Newsweek's

most recent report
on Israeli espionage on the
United States, the magazine claims that Israel
listened in on phone calls between former U.S.
President Bill Clinton and other leaders during
critical stages of the Middle East peace talks in
1999.



According
to the report, which cites British-Israeli political
scientist Aharon Bregman's upcoming book "Cursed
Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied
Territories," Israeli intelligence eavesdropped on
conversations between Clinton and the late Syrian
President Hafez al-Assad.



Citing
transcriptions of the phone calls, the book also
alleges Israel tapped calls between Assad and
Syria's foreign minister in the U.S., as well as
discussions between Clinton and former Israeli Prime
Minister Ehud Barak.



Bregman
writes that Israel eavesdropped on a conversation
between former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
and Barak's successor, Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu. In that conversation, Albright assured
Netanyahu that "the U.S. will conduct a thorough
consultation process with Israel" regarding any
potential agreement with Syria.



According
to Bregman, Israel's knowledge of the American and
Syrian stance in the ongoing negotiations "gave
Israel a huge advantage, allowing them to be ahead
of the game in peace negotiations and know what to
expect in the actual talks and maneuver
accordingly."



The
Newsweek reports have
claimed that Israel's alleged espionage against the
U.S. has continued for decades, despite

Israeli and U.S. denial
.







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Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved

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