Ex-CIA analyst Fred Fleitz writes former Mossad chief Meir Dagan is ‘playing politics with security.’ “His criticism of Netanyahu’s statements about the Iranian nuclear program don’t hold up.” & in a 2010 security briefing “sang an entirely different tune.”
By Yoni Hersch & Israel Hayom Staff
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The mudslinging nature of Israeli election season has also caught the attention of the press in the United States, and on Monday conservative online news site National Review published an article challenging claims by former Mossad chief Meir Dagan against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding Iran’s nuclear program.
Vindictive Former Mossad head Meir Dagan speaking against Netanyahu since his position as ‘spy chief’ wasn’t extended – Photo: Roni Shutzer
The article’s author, Fred Fleitz, a former CIA analyst who worked with the House Intelligence Committee, wrote that Dagan’s “criticism of Netanyahu’s speech is a case of a former government official politicizing national security and is not reflective of the views of Israeli intelligence.”