2.0 The Founding of Israel
Russian-Israel spy networks Espionage and Technology transfers
Israel was founded by European Jews, predominantly of Russian and Ukrainian stock. As such, when studying its State apparatus and elite, one must consider the long cosy and well documented history with Slavic Jews (Poland, Belarus, Russia).Not exactly mainstream fodder.
Several waves of Slavic Jews entered the United States from the late 1870’s through to 1917 and beyond, particularly after WWII. Similarly, into Palestine, most notably The Refuseniks of the 1970’s, many of whom were highly qualified missile technicians, computer scientists, and aeronautical engineers. In fact, not a few were long term “illegal” Russian GRU ‘sleeper assets’ who had penetrated America’s high technology sector via and on behalf of Israel.From day one the Israeli establishment was entangled with the Soviet Union ethnically and ideologically, something Churchill, clearly understood.
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A notoriously honest Israeli press article sums it up:
“The USSR Is Our Second Homeland,” said One Kibbutznik when Stalin died.
"I was not happy when Hazan voiced that sentiment," wrote Meir Ya'ari, Mapam's senior leader, a year later. He then described the People's Republic of China as "a dictatorship that safeguards democracy," adding: "This is the doctrine we have been nurturing for decades."
Why then did Stalin vehemently support the Jewish state?Wasn’t he an anti-Semite? Some argue he did it for humanitarian purposes; although one is hard pressed to support this position given his record on the value of human life. Others argued it helped to push Britain out of the region and secure a reliable regional ally. His decision baffled many diplomats and experts at the time—and still does—this includes the great George Kennan. However, it is known that American and other ‘special interest groups’ wanted the British out. Such interests include elements within the Anglo-American establishment as cited by Professor Carol Quigley in his Tragedy & Hope.
Special interest inner circles then deployed political foot soldiers who ignored every warning by British and American diplomats and military commanders not to import or arm any more European Jews to Palestine. They rightly feared that such actions would render them unwelcome across the region and make their ME presence come at a high cost to political and diplomatic circles, not to mention militarily.
Through the Soviet/Russian geopolitical lens, what they needed most was technology. Stalin desperately needed computer and other technologies to expand his industrial base by the hour. Whoever could see furthest, aim more accurately, interfere with enemy communications by jamming electronic gear—and with the advent of AI, conduct real time simulations—would soon rule the world. Arrangements cited in the last section and here reveals masterful strategic foresight regardless of potential Israeli skirmishes which amounted to little more than manageable tactical differences at the cost of expendable Arabs and diplomatic tea cup storms.
The founding of Israelwas then followed by forced Jewish emigration, including refuseniks and illegals, and from there to the West. At times it is difficult to draw definitive lines and deductions, especially considering “Game Theory”, but it is no secret that Israel and its shadows always position themselves as gate keepers who jealously guard hidden relations with Game Players, to include geopolitical blackmail and other nefarious off-the-game-board dealings.
The Mitrokhin documents, demonstrate beyond doubt that Israel had been a top target of Soviet infiltration.
As far as Moscow was concerned, the years leading up to the 1967 Six-Day War were a successful period for Russian intelligence in Israel. Not only did they manage to recruit local agents and spies—some at top tiers of parliament, leadership and defence—the convenience and freedom of their activity in Israel allowed them to recruit foreign diplomats as well. In October 1970, the office of Yuri Andropov—head of the KGB at the time and later the general secretary of the Communist Party—issued an operational order at the agency's highest classification level. This order specified the first stage of what was codenamed "Operation TN: Directorate S." It stated, "is required to start launching 'illegals' on short trips to Israel.
Some of these “Illegal” recruits became senior members of the Workers party in Israel; people who sat in on National Security assessment committees and similar groups. Even top tier members of Shin Bet were suspected of espionage, perhaps whole networks. This was suspected by one counter intelligence officer, Yair Telem:
Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union to Israel increased starting in 1971. From 1971 to 1973, 100,000 Jews received permission to go beyond the Iron Curtain, with many choosing to make aliyah to Israel.
It may be that while rings of Communist sympathizers and spies attached to Roosevelt’s administration were rounded up (e.g., Rosenbergs, Harry Dexter-White—1947/48), a new ‘rat line’ began shifting technology, via Israel, to the Soviet Union and Red China.
A similar contemporary manifestation of networked espionage is the case of former Israeli minister of defence and foreign affairs, Avigdor Lieberman. Born in the former Soviet Moldovia and a native Russian speaker, Lieberman was renown as a far-right wing ‘hawk’ and close associate of Russian president Vladimir Putin. Richard Silverstein, an Israeli-American researcher and journalist, reports the concerns of Shin Bet internal security officers regarding Lieberman.
There have been rumours for years that Lieberman was sent to Israel by the KGB as a young immigrant in order to make his mark and rise upward in Israeli politics. Nor would he be the first Israeli politician or bureaucrat to have been investigated or outed as a KGB infiltrator.
A WikiLeaks cable confirmed reports of Lieberman and his ties to the highest echelons of power in Russia.Less in the dark is Israel’s sale of technology including US drone technology to Russia. Congressman David Obey’s concerns about sharing the F22 Raptor with Israel were well founded.
It can be argued that he didn’t go far enough, given the latest debacle with Russia virtually copying the F35’s helmet in its SU-57 stealth fighter jet.The F35, meanwhile, only a Trillion-dollar AI fighter jet integrated with the Pentagon’s latest AI defence system hub, was recently handed over to Israel while Lieberman was still in office.
Israeli former Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman in Israel’s first F-35 during the ceremony at Fort Worth
NB: the fact that no foreign contractors were employed to develop the F22 might have something to do with its being unhackable, unlike Elbit systems in the F35.
Former Navy Secretary John Lehman, found a silver lining, telling The Wall Street Journal that at the very least, the plane's computer technology was safe from Chinese hackers. "No one in China knows how to program the '83 vintage IBM software that runs them," he said.
Israel is also responsible for core coding of the MS Windows operating system, including its Security Centre, as well as the coming Pentagon JEDI Cloud.Many high- tech installations are staffed by Russian and Ukrainian emigres. Graduates with PhDs in Electrical engineering, IT and material science, even though most do not qualify as Jews under Rabbinic law.
They have influenced the culture, hi-tech industry, language, education and, perhaps most significantly, Israeli politics.
It is now well documented by such authors as Lilly GALLILEE – opinion piece writer for Haaretz – that the high technology industry in Israel is dominated by Russian and Ukrainian computer scientists, missile technicians, aeronautical engineers and materials scientists.
Few in the IT industry know that core components of the world’s #1 computer operating system (MS Windows) are coded in Israel at Microsoft’s Israeli HQ. The Pentagon JEDI cloud security project is gazetted for management by Adallom, an IT company bought by Windowsthat specializes in cloud security—a firm founded and headed by Talpiot Program graduates.
Corporate IT is moving to the cloud and employees are using their own devices to do their jobs from anywhere — these are great productive trends. However, they also mean that all security tools that IT has invested in until now, like antivirus and firewalls, are quickly losing their ability to protect corporate data. That’s a huge opportunity, and we are the new security stack for data in the cloud.
MS Windows is routinely used by global corporate sectors. This includes small and medium businesses, governments, educational institutions, high security military industrial contractors, etc. As mentioned above, all is handled by Microsoft Israel, not Microsoft Seattle in Washington State. Though there are variations in upgrade methods and cycles of sensitive installations that employ MS Windows, The Israeli MS “Security Core” equates with ‘keys to all of these kingdoms’.
Eugene Kaspersky, is a former GRU officer and one of the founders of Kaspersky Lab, a multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider. Kaspersky’s firm is responsible for providing “Cyber Security” to MS Windows users, which means > 90% of computer users worldwide, including corporate computers. His company is one among many that are peopled by Russian spies.
More crucial however, is Eugene Kaspersky’s firm, which will be responsible for building a “Cyber-Army” to combat Russian and Chinese hackersamong other threats to the Five-Eye Coalition. This is purportedly to protect US and the Five Eyes community. Kaspersky labs are on record for having enabled capable hacking of US government computer systems.
Kaspersky’s anti-virus program is used by 400 million people worldwide, including officials at about two dozen American government agencies.
“From Jerusalem Shall Come Forth Cybersecurity,” says the Cyber Guru
Far-reaching implications indicate ongoing detrimental effects on US national security and domestic politicsvis-à-vis data collection and monitoring — consider election integrity (Election Guard). Given the fact that Microsoft Israel handles security for voting machines, this is most likely the real “Russia Gate” of Cyber data analytics.
Given that a majority of NSA/CIA/DIA/DHS contracts have been handed to start-ups headed by Talpiot graduates,or to private, ostensibly American companies like Dell, it will likely leave US civilian and military infrastructure vulnerable and open to all attack.
Tons of manufacturing equipment run on MS Windows. Some factory equipment runs on Windows Embedded, a variant of the operating system used in computer- controlled machines. An infection of Windows Embedded machines will absolutely will bring down a plant.
How easy is it to place an illegal Russian GRU long term sleeper agent with Israeli citizenship into an American company with sensitive security?
Many high-tech innovators began their careers in Israeli military intelligence...The Israel Defence Forces are also known to actively support the economic success of their veterans’ following discharge.
It is more distressing given Israeli practices when handling Palestinian data. This leaves little to the imagination of implications regarding the Bill of Rights, US general citizenry, and Republic’s future. Notwithstanding the dangerous precedent of importing IDF tactics to American police vis-à-vis training,or coercive economic measures backed by laws that pressure ordinary citizenry to accept Israeli arroagnce, little by little American civil liberties are erased.
The Kansas legislature passed House Bill 2409 which seeks to discourage boycotts of Israel by prohibiting state contracts with individuals who refuse to say they will not engage in such activity.
Kansas is Punishing a teacher for following her Church’s guidance to boycott Israel- The Intercept — Other states are following suit, including Florida