Israel’s Mossad spy agency considered killing nuclear whistle blower Mordechai Vanunu in 1986, but decided instead to abduct him for trial on treason charges, a former Mossad director said on Thursday. Shabtai Shavit, who masterminded the “honey trap” that snaked Vanunu after he told a British newspaper about his work at Dimona atomic research center, said he feared the ex-technician intends to spill more secrets on his release from prison in April.
This and many other stories from the February 6 Issue of the New Insider .
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