He’s back. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu – questing to win hearts, minds and votes back home during election season – will be speaking to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, March 3. The topic? Iran, of course. But not everyone’s excited – including President Obama. While Bibi’s visit is causing a stir, AJ+’s Dena Takruri breaks down five things he won’t say during his speech.
Do you pass the terrorist test list. The South Africa Spy cables contain a secret document shared by The Australian Security Intelligence Organization, or ASIO, with other spy agencies called: Indicators of extremist and terrorist activity. It tells you all you need to know about what Aussie spies think will put you on a terror watch list.
Spoiler alert: If you’re Muslim there’s a much higher likelihood of that.
Ever wondered how Africa’s most powerful spy agency operates? The Spy Cables show us how South Africa’s State Security Agency’s plans to build a secret satellite with Russia which would enable them to spy over all of Africa — take that NSA! Also, learn how a security screw up led to the African Union Chief almost being killed in Addis Ababa.
Benjamin Netanyahu fudging the truth about Iran’s nuclear program at the UN and contradicting his own spy agency wasn’t the only thing we learned about Israel from The Spy Cables. The hundreds of documents, many of them Top Secret, were obtained by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit in a leak from within South Africa’s spy agency.
The Spy Cables are the largest release of intelligence documents since Edward Snowden’s and have been obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera’s investigative unit. They show us how spies spy on one another and also occasionally help each other spy on mutual enemies. South Africa’s spy agency and MI6 have worked together to shift a North Korean spy’s allegiance. Also, find out who South Korea considers a dangerous individual – the answer might surprise you.