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Israel’s Mossad chief promotes women at top

The appointment of two women to very senior positions within the Mossad sends a strong signal to the rest of Israel’s security system that things are changing.
Agent A., a Mossad veteran who rose through the ranks of the predominantly male organization, now heads the Mossad’s Intelligence Directorate.

As predicted and reported here in an advance exclusive, Mossad Director David Barnea emerged briefly from the shadows Aug. 25 to slam the impending nuclear deal with Iran as being “based on lies,” and the decision to leave open three probes indicating unreported Iranian nuclear activity as “an unprecedented national fraud.”

Barnea briefed Prime Minister Yair Lapid and other top officials on the emerging agreement with Iran in recent days, and conducted several rare background briefings with reporters in which he explained that even if the findings by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) remain pending, once the deal is signed, no one would lift a finger to complete them.

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