CIA tested 25 bombs before helping Mossad kill top Hezbollah figure – report

January 31, 2015 8:23 PM

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CIA tested 25 bombs before helping Mossad kill top Hezbollah figure – report

The US helped Mossad assassinate a top Hezbollah figure in Syria in 2008 by lending bomb expertise and surveillance on the ground, Washington Post reported. The joint operation marked CIA’s post-9/11 drift toward modern-day drone killings.

The death of Imad Mughniyah on February 2008 was initially pinned on the Israelis. Hezbollah’s international operations chief, he was suspected of having a hand in many terrorist attacks, including the 1992 bombing of the Israeli Embassy and the 1994 attack on a Jewish community center, both in Arge...

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