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More Dubai Evidence Points You-Know-Where

Following the money to the Mossad

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The passport photos of six suspects.(Dubai police)

The New York Observer may have found yet further evidence—if distantly circumstantial—of Mossad involvement in the January 19 assassination of Hamas weapons procurer Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai. (To learn everything you need to know about the whole thing, click here.)

The interesting detail has to do with a New York City-based company called Payoneer, whose prepaid debit cards were reportedly used by many of the 27 (at last count) suspected assassins.

New York City-based … but heavily enmeshed in the world of the Israeli military and intelligence services. Payoneer is run by Yuval Tal, who served in an Israeli “elite combat unit.” An Israeli Air Force pilot was a first-round investor; the venture capital fund that led the following investment round did so under the hand of a military intelligence captain; a further round was led by a fund founded by a former IDF Special Forces man.

To an extent, of course, this is to be expected: when a country has universal conscription, then most entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, like most of everyone else, will have done military service. But these connections clearly tend toward the more covert, mysterious end of the spectrum.

Plus, look, it was—at least in part—the Mossad. It just was. (The Mossad, as always, will neither confirm nor deny involvement.)

New York City’s Assassination Connection [NY Observer]
Related: Murder in Dubai [Tablet Magazine]

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Telmo Kotlhar says:

As long there are people like you, with this fierceful commitment to show the world that :”Yes, we Jews are again the merciless murderers, as we have done with your poor Jesus Christ”, Israel and the Jewish people need no enemies.
Sorry, buddies, this is warfare. This is not for amateurs, and it is not a fair game neither.
It is us or them. It just like that.
What about if you put all these bloody effort of yours and help Israel to fight Hamas?
If the six guys above are really involved in this episode, you may call them…heroes.

Marty Janner says:

As it is said “location, location, and location,” is what the issue
is. If the Mossad was responsible, why select a locale where
the host country has a reasonable relationship with the citizens of
Israel?

There is no denial that this guy, with his history may have earned
the result! Why Dubai? Alienating this entity doesn’t help, what
transpired,was the business with passports, further inflamed other
countries as well.

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