Israeli intelligence reeling after Trump
shares its information with Russia
The Israeli intelligence community was reeling on Wednesday after it was revealed that Donald Trump had revealed its information to Russia.
The Times of Israel reports that Trump told Russian officials that ISIS was seeking to destroy planes using explosives hidden in laptops.
It was not immediately clear from where the information originated, but the New York Times then revealed the source was Israel.
As a result, says the Times of Israel, "an Israeli spy’s life is believed to be at risk."
Israel's ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer sought to contain the damage, saying,
But unnamed intelligence officials were less sanguine. One was quoted saying,
Another source stated that the incident could end the special relationship between American and Israeli spies, stating, "We can’t hand over our crown jewels."
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