Qods vs Mossad: BLACK OPS
February 16, 2008, 3:05 PM (GMT+02:00)
Mossad chief Meir Dagan in battle of wits with Iran's Revolutionary Guards
Hizballah forces went on a state of preparedness in S. Lebanon Saturday, Feb. 16, while the US embassy and its Beirut centers were ordered to be on their guard for attacks, keep a low profile and refrain from using their cell phones.
Our intelligence sources report that Gen. Ghassem Soleimani, chief of the IRGC’s al Qods Brigades, heads Iranian team, as well an urgent probe of the killing, while Mossad chief Meir Dagan directs the Israeli command center.
With Tehran gunning for Israel in pursuit of revenge for one of its own, the two duelists are locked in a high-tension battle of wits to control the next steps.
Some circles in the US postulate that the master of deception may have faked his death to provide Iran, Syria and Hizballah with a pretext for attacking Israel.
Read more about the latest developments in the Mughniyeh case in DEBKAfile’s Exclusive Report below.
The Iranians are investigating how he was killed.
And will figure where and when the bomb was installed, what it was made from and any connections that are still alive will be talking.
The standard of proof is lower but more exacting than a criminal court.
They are looking for one piece of evidence that points the right direction,
something they are fairly sure couldn't be set up.
While the investigation is on going they are also picking targets and teams.
And the Israelis are watching it all. alerts out for the Iranian hit teams, and harding targets.
Developing counter-ops and searching for any traps they can lay.
Both sides are preparing for escalation.
And the Israelis are know for pre-emptive strikes.
Expect action in a month or so.
I. Army on high alert.