A false flag is the most difficult of intelligence operations to pull off, and requires a recruiter, in Zeev Avni's case for Mossad, to persuade a potential source that he would be working for a completely different organization and country. Though Mossad was impressed with Avni's professionalism, deploying him in Brussels and Belgrade against German technicians rebuilding Egypt's military strength, and later assigning him to Israel's Foreign Ministry, his true masters were the Soviet GRU. When Avni was unmasked as a Soviet ...

False Flag 1999, Little Brown and Company

ISBN-13: 9780316848367

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