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Israel's Africa policies 'an exercise in cynicism'

South African intelligence accuse Israel of "fuelling insurrection", selling arms and "appropriating" African resources.

Israel's Africa policies 'an exercise in cynicism'

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Cables reveal S Africa at odds with allies on al-Qaeda

Flood of missives from foreign agencies warn of al-Qaeda peril to country, but its own spies see little direct threat.

Cables reveal S Africa at odds with allies on al-Qaeda

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Spy Cables raise South Africa privacy concerns

Secret intelligence documents leaked to Al Jazeera reveal loose surveillance regulations for spies.

Spy Cables raise South Africa privacy concerns

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S Africa spied on Russia for satellite project details

Leaked cables reveal South Africa is relying on a spy in Russia to provide details on its own joint satellite programme.

S Africa spied on Russia for satellite project details

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Spy Cables: 'China behind S Africa nuclear break-ins'

Secret documents blame nuclear break-ins on Chinese spies, shooting down terrorism theory.

Spy Cables: 'China behind S Africa nuclear break-ins'

Reporter's Notebook

The echo chamber: the politics of intelligence

Analysis: Leaked cables reveal spies often share 'intelligence' that furthers national interest rather over facts.

The echo chamber: the politics of intelligence

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Spy cables reveal African Union assassination threat

Documents show S African and Ethiopian agencies in crisis, suspected Sudan, amid reported 2012 plot to kill AU chief.

Spy cables reveal African Union assassination threat

Opinion

Spy Cables: Mossad's questionable questions about Morsi

Analysis: Israel's spies sought detailed information on Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood - to what end?

Clayton Swisher

by Clayton Swisher

Clayton Swisher

Reporter's Notebook

The car-jacking and the friendly Moroccan ambassador

South Africa's intelligence officer is summoned to meet a slightly 'paranoid' spymaster in Morocco.

The car-jacking and the friendly Moroccan ambassador

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'Arrogant' Israeli spy infuriates S Africa intelligence

Leaked papers expose 'doomed' relationship between South African and Israeli intelligence.

'Arrogant' Israeli spy infuriates S Africa intelligence

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'Ex-Israeli agents' threatened cyber attack on S Africa

Leaked secret report describes cyber threat from 'former Mossad spies' demanding an end to Boycott Israel campaign.

'Ex-Israeli agents' threatened cyber attack on S Africa

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Spy Cables reveal Israel's Mossad tactics

Leaked cables give insight into activities of Israel intelligence agents in South Africa.

Spy Cables reveal Israel's Mossad tactics

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Spy cables: Israel airline used as intelligence 'front'

Leaked documents reveal South Africa challenged Mossad over alleged clandestine security operations under El Al cover.

Spy cables: Israel airline used as intelligence 'front'

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Spy Cables expose S Africa's alarming security failings

Secret documents reveal an array of security lapses and flaws within South African government and intelligence.

Spy Cables expose S Africa's alarming security failings

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Spy Cables: Greenpeace among intelligence targets

Numerous politicised spy requests sent to Pretoria, seeking information on 'rogue NGOs', politicians and exile groups.

Spy Cables: Greenpeace among intelligence targets