Israel’s Man Inside ISIS In Danger After Trump Intel Gaffe: ABC
(JTA) — An Israeli agent undercover inside the Islamic State has been put at risk by U.S. President Donald Trump’s disclosure of classified information to Russia, ABC News reported.
The spy had provided Israel with intelligence about an Islamic State, or ISIS, plan to cause the crash of a passenger jet on the way to the United States. Israel had shared the intelligence with the United States on the condition that it not be identified as the source of the information, ABC reported citing unnamed current and former U.S. officials.
According to the intelligence, the undetectable bomb was to be hidden in a laptop, which has led to the U.S. considering banning all laptops on flights from Europe to the U.S. The U.S. already bans laptops on flights from 10 airports in the Middle East.
The Washington Post reported Monday that Trump revealed the intelligence to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.N. Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in an Oval Office meeting last week.