Report: Mossad significantly scaled back operations in Iran

March 31, 2012 00:05

The Mossad has significantly scaled back its covert operations inside Iran, TIME magazine quoted senior Israeli security officials as saying Friday. The cuts are from a wide spectrum of operations, ranging from high-profile assassinations and detonations at Iranian missile bases to spy recruitment and activity in Iran, according to the report.

The cutback is being ascribed by the officials to a reluctance on the part of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to engage in risky operations in Iran, according to the TIME report.Read the full story here

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