Sunday, August 3, 2014

Guardian: Israel eavesdropped on Sec'y of State Kerry during failed Gaza peace overture

The Guardian says Der Speigel has revealed that Israel monitored Sec'y Kerry's cell phone conversations last year during peace talks with Palestinians and Arab states. Also,
     In May, Newsweek reported “unrivalled and unseemly” Israeli espionage in the US under cover of trade missions and joint defense technology contracts. Israeli officials called the report false and malicious.
     Kerry made several publicly reported comments during the talks that frayed his relationship with Jerusalem. He warned that Israel risked becoming an “apartheid state” if it did not reach a peace deal with the Palestinians, prompting protests by Israeli and US politicians. Kerry apologised. 

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