Outgoing Mossad chief: We have penetrated the heart of the Iranian enemy

Outgoing Mossad Director Yossi Cohen boasted Monday night about the Israeli intelligence agency managing to lay its hands on Iran’s most sensitive military and nuclear intelligence and infrastructure under his lead. “We have penetrated the heart of the Iranian enemy. We worked tirelessly to gather and reveal its darkest secrets and managed to undermine its self-confidence and arrogance,” Cohen said at a farewell event as he was set to retire from service after almost four decades. “We’ve captured the Iranian nuclear archive and exposed to the world the Iranian military nuclear program, their intent, the preservation of nuclear military capabilities, and Iran’s great deception and lies, trying to full the entire world for years.” Cohen’s deputy, David Barnea, is slated to succeed him on Tuesday. […]

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Israel appoints former operative as new Mossad spymaster

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday the appointment of David Barnea as the new head of the country’s spy agency, the Mossad. Barnea, a former longtime Mossad operative, will succeed Yossi Cohen as head of Israel’s intelligence agency on June 1. Cohen has served as Israel’s spymaster since taking office in 2016. […]


Veteran Mossad Official Named Agency’s New Chief | Hamodia.com

A veteran Mossad official, who Israeli media said specialized in recruiting agents to work against Iran and its proxy Hezbollah in Lebanon, was named on Monday as the Israeli intelligence agency’s new chief. David Barnea, 56, and currently the Mossad’s deputy director, will replace Yossi Cohen, early next month, […]