US presidential candidate Donald Trump says he "would leave open possibilities of doing whatever it takes to make our country very, very strong."
Despite promises not to spy on friendly world leaders, Obama reportedly continued to monitor Netanyahu on the grounds it served a "compelling national security purpose."
Rafi Eitan has been at the heart of the Israel story since before the creation of the state.
Unlike the image his admirers have cultivated, American-Jewish mole Jonathan Pollard was neither George Smiley nor Eli Cohen, and certainly no Natan Sharansky.
There is something suspect in the timing of the news of Pollard's release.
Former Israeli ambassador to US was responding to the second article on the Newsweek magazine website alleging rampant Israeli spying on the US.