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Friday, August 27, 2004
Suspects Israel Has Mole in Pentagon -- CBS
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The
FBI believes Israel has a spy at the very
highest level of the Pentagon who may have
sought to influence U.S. policy on Iran and
News reported on
Friday [August 27, 2004]. The Israeli
embassy immediately denied the report.
"The FBI has a full-fledged espionage
investigation under way and is about to ... roll
up someone agents believe has been spying, not
for an enemy, but for Israel, from within the
office of the secretary of defense (Donald
Rumsfeld)," the network reported.
CBS News said the FBI believed it had solid
evidence the suspected mole supplied Israel with
classified material that included secret White
House deliberations on Iran.
The network described the spy as "a trusted
analyst" assigned to a unit within the defense
department tasked with helping develop the
Pentagon's Iraq policy. It said the analyst had
ties to top Pentagon officials Paul
Wolfowitz and Douglas Feith, both
regarded as leading architects of the war on
Asked about the CBS report, a spokesman for
the Israeli embassy told reporters: "We
categorically deny these allegations. They are
completely false and
CBS said the spy was believed to have been
passing secrets to Israel through intermediaries
at the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee
(AIPAC), a pro-Israel lobby.
"Our sources tell us that last year the
suspected spy ... turned over a presidential
directive on U.S. policy toward Iran while it
was 'in the draft phase'," the network said.
"This put the Israelis -- according to one of
our sources -- 'inside the decision-making loop'
so they could 'try to influence the outcome',"
CBS reported.© 2004 The
Washington Post Company