By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security
“Next to penetrations (moles), defectors are your best weapon against alien intelligence services.” — William R. Johnson, Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad (2009)
Last week the Associated Press ran an interesting article on the clandestine war between Hamas and Israel. The article, “Widow of alleged Gaza spy reveals espionage war between Israel, Hamas” was expectedly light on information regarding the actual clandestine activities and only covered Israel’s approach to recruitment of human intelligence (HUMINT) sources in Gaza.