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How Did Israeli Intelligence Services Miss Hamas Attack?

Flames and smoke billow during Israeli strikes in Gaza. Israel imposed a total siege on the Gaza Strip on Oct. 9 in response to the Hamas surprise assault it has likened to the 9/11 attacks. (AP)

By    |   Thursday, 12 October 2023 06:38 AM EDT

One of the most perplexing questions that has emerged in the aftermath of the weekend terror attack on Israel is how one of the world's leading intelligence agencies appears to have missed the warning signs that an assault was coming.

While Israeli intelligence agencies including Mossad and Shin Bet, have earned a reputation for consistently foiling terror plots, leading military intelligence agencies seem to have been caught entirely off guard by Hamas militants who breached the border by air, land, and sea in a highly coordinated attack.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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One of the most perplexing questions that has emerged in the aftermath of the weekend terror attack on Israel is how one of the world's leading intelligence agencies appears to have missed the warning signs that an assault was coming.
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