A Great Achievement for Israeli Intelligence
The Fellowship | May 1, 2018
As Stand for Israel told you yesterday, PM Netanyahu showed the world evidence of Iran’s deceit and continued quest for nuclear weapons – weapons that would surely be used to destroy the Jewish state. And now, The Times of Israel tells us the story of how the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence agency, managed to procure all of this evidence:
A senior Israeli official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss a secret mission, told The Times that the Mossad had discovered the warehouse in February 2016, and had the building under surveillance since then.
The operatives broke into the building one night last January, removed the original documents and smuggled them back to Israel the same night, the official said, according to the paper…
The official said the delay in making the material public was due to the time it took to analyze the documents, the vast majority of which were in Persian.
Netanyahu described the archive as looking like a “dilapidated warehouse” in the Shorabad District in southern Tehran.
“This is where they kept the atomic archives. Right here. Few Iranians knew where it was, very few, and also a few Israelis,” Netanyahu said.
“Now, from the outside, this was an innocent looking compound. It looks like a dilapidated warehouse. But from the inside, it contained Iran’s secret atomic archives locked in massive files,” he said.
He showed a picture of long rows of safes and said that the agents managed to bring back “half a ton of the material” consisting of 55,000 pages and another 55,000 files on 183 CDs.
The cache, he said, contained “incriminating documents, incriminating charts, incriminating presentations, incriminating blueprints, incriminating photos, incriminating videos and more.
“We’ve shared this material with the United States, and the United States can vouch for its authenticity,” he said of the information…