No Place to Hide: Intelligence and Civil Liberties in Israel

  title={No Place to Hide: Intelligence and Civil Liberties in Israel},
  author={S. Shpiro},
  journal={Cambridge Review of International Affairs},
  pages={629 - 648}
  • S. Shpiro
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Cambridge Review of International Affairs
  • In its quest for security and under constant threats, the Israeli state has assigned wide-ranging powers to its intelligence services. These powers include deep incursions into individual liberties and privacy, powers of detention and interrogation, as well as involvement in assassinations. To ensure that those powers are only used legally and against real threats, a system of legal controls and parliamentary oversight over the intelligence community has developed incrementally. The article… CONTINUE READING
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