Donald Trump does not seem to grasp how the intelligence community works and why it faces disaster when a president treats it with casual contempt.
Israel’s win in 1967 teaches us to be more modest about the capability to forecast the future, whether it is war, Brexit or Donald Trump’s election.
Blabbing state secrets to Russia? Pressuring FBI director James Comey? We’ve left political drama and entered the realm of slapstick science fiction.
If Trump shared secret intel with Russia, he has betrayed Israel — and possibly endangered the lives of brave Israeli spies.
“It is no simple matter to pass along [intelligence] obtained from an ally without first receiving permission,” warns Daniel Kurtzer.
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