Video: The eerie yet riveting Mossad assassination clip

posted at 4:25 pm on February 17, 2010 by Allahpundit

The first vid will give you the basics but I recommend watching at least a few minutes of the much longer second one to get a feel for how elaborate this operation was. The target: Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a Hamas military honcho at the top of Mossad’s hit list. The team, allegedly: 11 Mossad operatives, a mind-blowing number not only in terms of the coordination involved but the risk that one of them would be found out and the whole squad would be pinched. The Times of London picks up the story:

Stepping out of the lift, al-Mabhouh was escorted to room 230 by a member of staff at the Al Bustan Rotana hotel, near Dubai airport. Unnoticed, the taller man followed him down the corridor, clocking his room number and that of the room opposite, 237. In the hours that followed, room 237 became the staging post for the audacious murder of the senior Hamas official.

Within an hour of al-Mabhouh checking in his killers had established that room 237 was unoccupied and moved in across the hall. By that evening seven of the team were gathered in the room, waiting for their opportunity…

Security footage of the killers’ movements during the afternoon, released by police in Dubai yesterday, underlines the professionalism of the operation. The group switched hotels several times and wore disguises including false beards and wigs, while surveillance teams rotated in pairs through the hotel lobby, never hanging around for too long and paying for everything in cash…

Throughout the operation, none of the suspects made a direct call to any another. However, Dubai police traced a high volume of calls and text messages between three phones carried by the assassins and four numbers in Austria where a command centre had apparently been established.

Follow the link for details of the hit. One bizarre footnote to all this: Evidently the passports used by the assassins match those of Israeli citizens who are unconnected to the operation. Essentially, Mossad stole their identities and now the innocents are left to deal with the consequences.

Exit question: How on earth did Dubai intelligence put all these pieces together so quickly?


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The Race Card on February 17, 2010 at 4:28 PM

Exit question: How on earth did Dubai intelligence put all these pieces together so quickly?

Mossad was in on that too. They are trying to spook Hamas. ;-)

WashJeff on February 17, 2010 at 4:29 PM

Playing with the big dogs?

Better have big teeth, not just bark loudly (Hamas).

PappyD61 on February 17, 2010 at 4:29 PM

Sweet…except how in the world does Dubai know all this and put everything together so quickly on tape?

Setup?

jp on February 17, 2010 at 4:30 PM

I think the oddest detail about the entire operation is that the HAMAS thugs door was latched from the inside.

Makes you go hmmmmmmmm.

uknowmorethanme on February 17, 2010 at 4:30 PM

Zeeva David.

DaydreamBeliever on February 17, 2010 at 4:30 PM

Exit question: How on earth did Dubai intelligence put all these pieces together so quickly?

They were part of it but needs a cover.

The hit crew will never be traced.

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:31 PM

Essentially, Mossad stole their identities for purposes of the hit and now the innocents are left to deal with the consequences.

They’re Israelis. They’ll be fine.

Great to see the Mossad the doing the work that is needed, though it’s a shame that we actually “see it”.

Sadly, these ass@ssinations are not nearly enough. But they are a good start. A very good start.

For anyone who’s interested in these sorts of Mossad operations, I recommend reading “Jihad”, a fictional(?) novel by former Mossad chief, Isser Harel. Very, very interesting and written back in 1973, before the conflict was islamicized.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 4:31 PM

Maybe they backed it. Like the sound of silence when Israel bombed the nuclear facility in Syria.

Cindy Munford on February 17, 2010 at 4:32 PM

Awesomely awesome!

FontanaConservative on February 17, 2010 at 4:32 PM

Waiting for The Dean’s anti-Semitic comment in 3…2…1…

Lance Murdock on February 17, 2010 at 4:32 PM

Exit question: How on earth did Dubai intelligence put all these pieces together so quickly?

The comments card in 237 said “Total lack of kosher menu”

Chris_Balsz on February 17, 2010 at 4:32 PM

Evidently the passports used by the assassins match those of Israeli citizens who are unconnected to the operation. Essentially, Mossad stole their identities and now the innocents are left to deal with the consequences.

Wasn’t all the passport data fake?

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:33 PM

Woahhh! It’s like “Munich”!

crr6 on February 17, 2010 at 4:33 PM

bum…bum..bum bum, bum…bum…bum,bum….

portlandon on February 17, 2010 at 4:34 PM

Amazing. Getting the video together so quickly is HHHMMMmmmm as well.

I’m a little creeped out by stories like this. It’s so much like what you would see in a movie.

Mord on February 17, 2010 at 4:34 PM

The killers had lain in wait for al-Mabhouh, whom Hamas admits was involved in the killing of two Israeli soldiers in 1989, since the previous night.

I guess there’s no statute of limitations for Mossad.

Abby Adams on February 17, 2010 at 4:34 PM

Evidently the passports used by the assassins match those of Israeli citizens who are unconnected to the operation. Essentially, Mossad stole their identities and now the innocents are left to deal with the consequences.

That’s the one thing about this op that doesn’t sound like Mossad.

ProfessorMiao on February 17, 2010 at 4:34 PM

The message is clear: If you attack Israel you will not be safe. Even in another country. Even after 20 years.

We could learn a lot from the Israelis.

Reagan Republican on February 17, 2010 at 4:34 PM

How would one lock and latch the door from the inside?

p40tiger on February 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM

Sadly, these ass@ssinations are not nearly enough. But they are a good start. A very good start.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 4:31 PM

I have no sympathy for the scumbag victim, but high-level political assa@sinations tend to create more problems than they solve.

darclon on February 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM

How would one lock and latch the door from the inside?

p40tiger on February 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM

I mean while standing outside the door.

p40tiger on February 17, 2010 at 4:36 PM

Exit question: How on earth did Dubai intelligence put all these pieces together so quickly?

Are you sure they did, and are not just making this up?

Count to 10 on February 17, 2010 at 4:36 PM

I think the oddest detail about the entire operation is that the HAMAS thugs door was latched from the inside.

Makes you go hmmmmmmmm.

uknowmorethanme on February 17, 2010 at 4:30 PM

Everyone knows that Jooos have secret powers…

ProfessorMiao on February 17, 2010 at 4:37 PM

How would one lock and latch the door from the inside?

p40tiger on February 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM

INSIDE JOB!

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:37 PM

MEGA-SWEET!!!!!

conservnut on February 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM

Funny how it says “The Murder of” as if the “victim” was not a top-level terrorist on one of the most commonly known terrorist orgs in the world.

jeffn21 on February 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM

According to the Dubai Police, none of those in the video were Israeli. If this was Mossad, they subbed out the work to private nationals from the UK, Ireland, Germany, and Hong Kong.

keep the change on February 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM

Essentially, Mossad stole their identities for purposes of the hit and now the innocents are left to deal with the consequences.
They’re Israelis. They’ll be fine.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 4:31 PM

Maybe not, if they leave the country. That’s the one thing about this op that doesn’t sound Mossad-ish.

ProfessorMiao on February 17, 2010 at 4:39 PM

They can gladly use my identity for the purpose of killing ANY muslim radical…

Sonosam on February 17, 2010 at 4:39 PM

I have no sympathy for the scumbag victim, but high-level political assa@sinations tend to create more problems than they solve.

darclon on February 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM

We shall disagree on this point. I would add that I don’t categorize Hamas as a political organization. To me, they are a terrorist group and nothing else.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 4:40 PM

I mean while standing outside the door.

p40tiger on February 17, 2010 at 4:36 PM

If the latch is metal, maybe a high-powered electro-magnet.

WashJeff on February 17, 2010 at 4:40 PM

The eerie yet riveting Mossad assassination clip

Alegedly Mossad. A few things don’t add up, on the other hand, who else would have the stones to take this guy out? Hmm.

JusDreamin on February 17, 2010 at 4:40 PM

I have no sympathy for the scumbag victim, but high-level political assa@sinations tend to create more problems than they solve.

darclon on February 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM

Compared to what ?

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:40 PM

According to the Dubai Police, none of those in the video were Israeli.

keep the change on February 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM

How would the Dubai Police know this? Do they think that the identities of Mossad agents are all easily found using Google or something?

ProfessorMiao on February 17, 2010 at 4:41 PM

Maybe not, if they leave the country. That’s the one thing about this op that doesn’t sound Mossad-ish.

ProfessorMiao on February 17, 2010 at 4:39 PM

Who else could the Mossad use, but for Israelis? They needed real documentation, not good fakes.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 4:41 PM

Security footage of the killers’ movements during the afternoon

I reject the premise. These people are saints.

SouthernGent on February 17, 2010 at 4:41 PM

Terrorizing terrorists….more please.

RobCon on February 17, 2010 at 4:41 PM

Essentially, Mossad stole their identities and now the innocents are left to deal with the consequences.

What consequences? Had they not been caught – no one would have known the identities. Since the Moussad was discovered – everyone knows those “innocents” had nothing to do with it.

HondaV65 on February 17, 2010 at 4:42 PM

According to the Dubai Police, none of those in the video were Israeli. If this was Mossad, they subbed out the work to private nationals from the UK, Ireland, Germany, and Hong Kong.

keep the change on February 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM

I dont think one of those identity’s were correct.

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:43 PM

More Ziva David, please.

pugwriter on February 17, 2010 at 4:43 PM

I watched all 27:27 of it earlier and was amazed that they pieced it all together so fast…

I have a Forensic background, and one of the first questions to ask in an investigation is:

“When was the last time he was seen alive?”

From that video, start to go backwards on the tapes and piece it together.

Seven Percent Solution on February 17, 2010 at 4:43 PM

If you are a fan of Daniel Silva’s character Gabriel Allon it is no surprize how effective Israeli intelligence is.

fourdeucer on February 17, 2010 at 4:43 PM

According to the Dubai Police, none of those in the video were Israeli. …..

keep the change on February 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM

They didn’t look like Joooooos!

Caper29 on February 17, 2010 at 4:43 PM

(1) They didn’t put it together quickly. It took them well over a week. Compare that to UK CCTV tracking, which can usually give you everything including a terrorists’ shopping list from last Christmas in under a day.

(2) For the first few days Dubai and Hamas intel couldn’t even confirm whether this cretin had died of natural causes or not.

(3) It couldn’t have been all that hard once they started looking. Get the footage, compare it to airline footage from that day on the assumption that no Mossad team is going to be on the ground for more than 24 hours, and you’re more than halfway there.

omriceren on February 17, 2010 at 4:44 PM

those Israeli citizens have “consequences” for just being citizens, don’t forget that.

rob verdi on February 17, 2010 at 4:44 PM

(4) Unlikely: Dubai intel had a heads up on the assassination/was in on it. Very likely: given Hamas’s ties to Iran, they’re not *overly* concerned with genuinely getting to the bottom of the hit. They’d like to make sure people think they’re doing their best, lest Dubai get a reputation as something other than a tourist paradise. But as for actually helping Hamas – not so much.

(5) Those Israelis who had their identities used now have to patiently point out to future customs officials that they don’t even have a Dubai stamp in their passport. It’s hardly an enormous imposition of “consequences.” In exchange their home intel service got a batch of passports with fake numbers that would nonetheless pass all but intense scrutiny, which they used to take out one of the world’s worst bad guys. I’m sure they’re sleeping fine at night.

(6) The operation was really slick. In and out of the country in 19 hours, having accomplished a tick-tock assassination in the process. They must have known CCTV would pick them up in this day and age. The only real mistake that’s come out is the guy who entered the bathroom wearing one outfit and came out disguised in a wig a few minutes later. A decent hotel security team would have noticed that and, at the very least, started tailing him to figure out wtf was up.

omriceren on February 17, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Interesting. The pervasive recording seems up to police state standards and yet the killing was done and those responsible made clean getaways. Something to think about when claiming that testing the hands of random airline passengers circulating in airports will make us safer.

Mason on February 17, 2010 at 4:47 PM

surprize
surprise

fourdeucer on February 17, 2010 at 4:47 PM

Zeeva David.

DaydreamBeliever on February 17, 2010 at 4:30 PM

Indeed. Hot, dangerous, and a weird Mossad/NCIS combination. I’m glad she’s on our side. Her and Jack Bauer should do a spinoff.

alohapundit on February 17, 2010 at 4:48 PM

I don’t think this was Moussad.

This hit has all the hallmarks of a combination Blackwater / Haliburton “cobra strike” hit sponsored and led by Darth Cheney.

And Cheney is MEAN enough to do it. Guy steals candy from babies … and then gives the candy to diabetic babies. :P

(Punchline courtesy of ACE)

HondaV65 on February 17, 2010 at 4:48 PM

Hamas big gets killed. Let’s par-tay. I don’t care who did it; they deserve a medal in my book.

redfoxbluestate on February 17, 2010 at 4:49 PM

How can I be assure this isn’t just a terribly elaborate LARP?

TheUnrepentantGeek on February 17, 2010 at 4:49 PM

Am I the only one wondering why this is a big deal? If true, Mossad conducted an operation in Dubai to kill a known terrorist who was there to buy weapons for Hamas.

I just can’t bring myself to get concerned over the killing of a terrorist, regardless of how or where it happens.

DailyDanet on February 17, 2010 at 4:49 PM

I find it amazing that one of the top Hamas’ officials travels with a bodyguard. Or two.

SteveMG on February 17, 2010 at 4:49 PM

Punk’d! mossad style..

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:50 PM

travels with a bodyguard. Or two

I guess that would travelled. Past tense.

SteveMG on February 17, 2010 at 4:50 PM

Watch the assassination “clip”. He got CLIPPED alright.

Knuterockne on February 17, 2010 at 4:51 PM

AllahPundit said: “11 Mossad operatives, a mind-blowing number not only in terms of the coordination involved but the risk that one of them would be found out and the whole squad would be pinched”

Actually, if you read the excellent book titled “Striking Back” by Aaron J. Klein, you’ll see that 11 isn’t an unusual number of operatives for a project like this. They usually have a fairly extensive team handling all different aspects of logistics, transportation, money management, etc…

Interesting story. And I would definitely agree with the comments that indicate that the Dubai intelligence services wouldn’t have pieced this together so quickly if Mossad hadn’t wanted them to. I think that is part of the psych ops going on here..

Mojoski on February 17, 2010 at 4:52 PM

So I guess if a man with a tennis racket follows you in a hotel, and you have a checkered past killing innocent women and children…

… you might want get your affairs in order?

Seven Percent Solution on February 17, 2010 at 4:53 PM

Mossad’s Eleven.

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:54 PM

How can I be assure this isn’t just a terribly elaborate LARP?

TheUnrepentantGeek on February 17, 2010 at 4:49 PM

LIGHTNING BOLT!! Ahh, the classics…

alohapundit on February 17, 2010 at 4:54 PM

Why, when “Peter” returned to the airport early in the tape to meet with another member of the “team”, did the security camera follow Peter as he re-enters the airport to meet with another team member before going to his hotel? (This starts at about 4:31 in the CTV film.)

Is is a timed panning camera that just happened to start panning when he came in and followed him? This seems strange….

Kasper Hauser on February 17, 2010 at 4:57 PM

I just can’t bring myself to get concerned over the killing of a terrorist, regardless of how or where it happens.

DailyDanet on February 17, 2010 at 4:49 PM

Is someone asking you to be ‘concerned’ about it?

Midas on February 17, 2010 at 4:58 PM

Justice.

jsunrise on February 17, 2010 at 4:58 PM

E

xit question: How on earth did Dubai intelligence put all these pieces together so quickly?

Given the panning camera on Peter at the Airport, I suspect Dubai intelligence was in on the whole operation….

Maybe they need the money?

Kasper Hauser on February 17, 2010 at 5:01 PM

The killers had lain in wait for al-Mabhouh, whom Hamas admits was involved in the killing of two Israeli soldiers in 1989, since the previous night.
I guess there’s no statute of limitations for Mossad.

Abby Adams on February 17, 2010 at 4:34 PM

No statute of limitations on murder!

cibolo on February 17, 2010 at 5:01 PM

Does Israel have a movie industry? I mean, one not run by Communists? I’d like to see a patriotic re-enactment of this operation on the big screen.

Then again, that might mean compromising their tactics. So we’ll probably have to let Spielberg mess this one up, too.

Hannibal Smith on February 17, 2010 at 5:02 PM

The big story making the rounds in Britain is that they *ahem* borrowed the identities of some British and Irish citizens. The Israeli ambassador (or badassador as I call him) is going to get a severe telling off from our ever-so scary Labour government. Meanwhile, the Argies have got our number and are making moves on the Falkland islands again. I miss Maggie sooooo much…..

Fortunata on February 17, 2010 at 5:02 PM

There are no assassinations. This was man-caused accident.

RINO in Name Only on February 17, 2010 at 5:04 PM

Could have used some “Dudley Doright” music to keep it peppy.

thomasaur on February 17, 2010 at 5:05 PM

Evidently the passports used by the assassins match those of Israeli citizens who are unconnected to the operation. Essentially, Mossad stole their identities and now the innocents are left to deal with the consequences.

This alone should tell everyone that is wasn’t Mossad, no? They can use any identity/passport – including a Dubai one, yes ?

Exit question: How on earth did Dubai intelligence put all these pieces together so quickly?

They analyzed Dr. NO and other pertinent reels and knew what to do right away.

runner on February 17, 2010 at 5:07 PM

You don’t murder an animal – you kill it.

cyclown on February 17, 2010 at 5:08 PM

Did they read him his rights before “increasing the blood pressure to his brain”?

RayinVA on February 17, 2010 at 5:08 PM

WordPress, please stop eating my comments.

RINO in Name Only on February 17, 2010 at 5:09 PM

WordPress, please stop eating my comments.

RINO in Name Only on February 17, 2010 at 5:09 PM

There, now that wasn’t so hard, was it?

RINO in Name Only on February 17, 2010 at 5:09 PM

WTF. They found him dead in his own room with the door locked and with the chain in place? What kind of trickery is this?

So much effort to make it look like natural causes, why not just blow him up?

El_Terrible on February 17, 2010 at 5:10 PM

And I can’t believe that I watched the second video. That took a long while, but I did it.

El_Terrible on February 17, 2010 at 5:11 PM

That Gail girl is pretty hot. Got that whole La Femme Nikita thing going. I’d hit it…..but not the same way she’d hit a Hamas terrorist. I’d hit it in a nice way that doesn’t involve smothering.

Kasper Hauser on February 17, 2010 at 5:11 PM

Is is a timed panning camera that just happened to start panning when he came in and followed him? This seems strange….

Kasper Hauser on February 17, 2010 at 4:57 PM

It continues on after he stops, but who knows.

uknowmorethanme on February 17, 2010 at 5:12 PM

Who else could the Mossad use, but for Israelis? They needed real documentation, not good fakes.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 4:41 PM

They didn’t use real documentation. One of the Israeli “victims”, when contacted, said his real (non-Israeli) passport was still in his possession and did NOT have a Dubai visa or stamps.

unclesmrgol on February 17, 2010 at 5:12 PM

Why does the airport camara pan to follow Peter at 4:31? That doesn’t make sense.

Kasper Hauser on February 17, 2010 at 5:12 PM

WordPress, please stop eating my comments.

RINO in Name Only on February 17, 2010 at 5:09 PM

Ass@ssination is a moderation word. We’re chock full of threads whose topics are based on words that throw things into moderation, today.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 5:12 PM

They didn’t use real documentation. One of the Israeli “victims”, when contacted, said his real (non-Israeli) passport was still in his possession and did NOT have a Dubai visa or stamps.

unclesmrgol on February 17, 2010 at 5:12 PM

I meant “real identites”, not the actual documents.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 5:13 PM

Exit question: How on earth did Dubai intelligence put all these pieces together so quickly?

Because Dubai knew. This is their obligatory outrage to cover up any geopolitical or domestic problem. I’d be shocked if multiple countries, including Austria and European countries, didn’t know. Heck, I’d be shocked if we didn’t know.

No one outside of whacko world is sorry to see this guy go.

amerpundit on February 17, 2010 at 5:14 PM

For anyone who’s interested in these sorts of Mossad operations, I recommend reading “Jihad”, a fictional(?) novel by former Mossad chief, Isser Harel. Very, very interesting and written back in 1973, before the conflict was islamicized.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 4:31 PM

Another good read is the 1990 book by former Mossad agent Peter Malkin, who died in 2005, about how Mossad conducted a year-long operation to nab Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina.

“Eichmann in My Hands” is a terrific read, and the section on how they smuggled him out of Argentina after the snatch is amazing-they all dressed up as El Al flight crew members (they disguised Eichmann too) and he was drugged. They pretended he was a crew member sleeping off his hangover and got him on the plane and out of the country without a hitch.

Del Dolemonte on February 17, 2010 at 5:15 PM

Congratulations! Well done.

JeffB. on February 17, 2010 at 5:16 PM

The most fascinating video I have seen in a long, long time.

David2.0 on February 17, 2010 at 5:16 PM

Sorry Dubai police but these videos show nothing other than people moving about in a hotel.

Don_Tanna on February 17, 2010 at 5:16 PM

Watched the whole thing. Amazing. See kids, life is like a circle, your actions will come back to bite you.

milwife88 on February 17, 2010 at 5:19 PM

Another good read is the 1990 book by former Mossad agent Peter Malkin, who died in 2005, about how Mossad conducted a year-long operation to nab Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina.

Del Dolemonte on February 17, 2010 at 5:15 PM

I’ll check that out, Del. Harel also wrote “The House on Garibaldi Street” (which I’m sure you knew). It’ll be interesting to compare the accounts.

neurosculptor on February 17, 2010 at 5:20 PM

WordPress, please stop eating my comments.

RINO in Name Only on February 17, 2010 at 5:09 PM
There, now that wasn’t so hard, was it?

RINO in Name Only on February 17, 2010 at 5:09 PM

You must’ve used a word that bumped your comment to AP or Ed for review before allowing it to post.

Midas on February 17, 2010 at 5:20 PM

When you absolutely positively need someone dead before breakfast, call the Mossad”

E9RET on February 17, 2010 at 5:21 PM

Cool,

Hide my friends.

With a bottle of Crystal.

jake-the-goose on February 17, 2010 at 5:21 PM

From that video, start to go backwards on the tapes and piece it together.

Seven Percent Solution on February 17, 2010 at 4:43 PM

Digital feeds, and the fancier software lets you view up to 5 “postcard” videos at the same time, up to 64x realtime.

How would one lock and latch the door from the inside?

p40tiger on February 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM

INSIDE JOB!

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:37 PM

Possibly, but they had a keycard for 237. The data for a mastercard is on each card, and the password up front just enables it, so in theory with a keycard machine and an active keycard from that hotel, an expert can forge a mastercard. Might be beyond most theives but this is a secret service at work.

Chris_Balsz on February 17, 2010 at 5:22 PM

They were part of it but needs a cover.

The hit crew will never be traced.

the_nile on February 17, 2010 at 4:31 PM

They’ll never work again either.

David2.0 on February 17, 2010 at 5:24 PM

How would one lock and latch the door from the inside?

p40tiger on February 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM

The door probably automatically locks upon being shut.

The latch can be locked with a neat little tool. I’ve seen it done in that Kevin Costner movie where he plays a serial killer.

David2.0 on February 17, 2010 at 5:26 PM

Notice, how empty the airport and the shopping center. Dubai is not doing too well. You can build paradise in the sand, using slave labor, but filling it with people to spend money there is a whole other thing.

anikol on February 17, 2010 at 5:28 PM

The latch can be locked with a neat little tool. I’ve seen it done in that Kevin Costner movie where he plays a serial killer.

David2.0 on February 17, 2010 at 5:26 PM

Locks are designed to keep honest people honest, if one wishes to get around a lock there is always a way. You can hang a chain with bailing wire.

thomasaur on February 17, 2010 at 5:30 PM

According to the Dubai Police, none of those in the video were Israeli. If this was Mossad, they subbed out the work to private nationals from the UK, Ireland, Germany, and Hong Kong.

keep the change on February 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM

I caught that as well.

Hell, even some of the names weren’t jewish!

Ex-SAS maybe?

David2.0 on February 17, 2010 at 5:30 PM

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