In the latest fall-out from the assassination of a senior Hamas commader in Dubai, Dubai’s police chief has said that individuals suspected of being Israeli – even if they hold foreign passports – will no longer be allowed to enter the United Arab Emirates.
The Dubai police are pinning the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh squarely on the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad.
European nations have also promised to investigagte the use of their passports by the suspected assassins.
And as the plot thickens and the evidence mounts, Israel is facing increasing international pressure to explain its involvement.
What really happened, and will the people responsible for the killing get away with it?
Inside Story presenter Shiulie Ghosh is joined by Riad Kahwaji, the founder and CEO of the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA), Ronen Bergman, an Israeli investigative journalist and the author of The Secret War With Iran, and Crispin Black, an independent intelligence consultant and author on terrorism and intelligence.
This episode of Inside Story aired from Tuesday, March 2, 2010.