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February 18, 2010
Posted: 1540 GMT

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Deolu   February 18th, 2010 6:18 pm ET

Anyone could have killed the Hamas Official.
Fact is, he himself was in Dubai under suspicious circumstances.
Anyone could have been on his trail. Why tie it to the Mossad?

-Deolu (Ghana)

Nasser Khaan   February 18th, 2010 6:44 pm ET

It is obvious that the Mossad is behind the incidence. A long history of terror and torture leave no doubt that Israel has planed the terror. According some clues the Dubai government revealed, UK, Germany, France, Ireland, and even the CIA have helped the terrorists.

Nnamdi Omo   February 18th, 2010 9:20 pm ET

In my own opinion, its unfortunate that the Hamas Official was killed. The real question here is, is the world a better and safer place by his death? The answer is YES!! Its like a game of Chess. Always stay a step ahead of your oponent.

Keira   February 19th, 2010 12:06 am ET

I don't even know what to think of this. This is like something straight out of an "Alias" episode!! On the one hand, Israeli's are known for precision in their covert ops. While this was timed perfectly (as well as executed flawlessly), why would anyone be sloppy enough to steal someone's identity (11 someones) to assassin someone else? On the other the fact that Israel is mum about this, speaks volumes. Or maybe I've been watching too much Law & Order ;)

A. Smith, Oregon   February 19th, 2010 7:27 am ET

Its obvious someone working at that hotel tipped off the team of assassins that target was staying there. This is routine for the CIA that has huge amounts of taxpayer dollars to pay low level informants across the entire Middle East a large sum of cash for dropping the dime when spotting someone on their list.

What is literally bush league about this foobar is the entire team should have realized their targets hotel had security cameras in the bathrooms, lobbys and upper floors. The video showed only one or two of them knew the cameras were actively recording them. The Mossad wouldn't make such a grammer school mistake. Their advance team would have long before spotted all of the security cameras and alerted the working team of them.

There's little more than I can explain about the very poorly done counterfeit passports the working team allegedly used. Only the CIA would be stupid or arrogant enough to use a obviously counterfeit fake passport! It's a miracle the Hotel workers didn't spot them.

The team person working the Hotel locks had to be a professional however. Triggering the Hotel dead bolt closed from the outside is not a easy task. That clearly gave the working team enough time to slip out of that tiny country before the hotel staff realized they couldn't call nor reach the occupant in that room and had to force the door open themselves.

The mass release of the fake passport photos is another nagging thing. Each of those people had to have known the hotel they were staying in across town and also across from the one their target was lodged in would have made copys of their passports and made copys of their passport photos. That certainly wouldn't be acceptable for the tiny country of Israel and the Mossad. It would even be unusual for the CIA to be that lapse, but would it be for the above the law CIA Xe contractors?

Kashif Ali   February 19th, 2010 8:38 am ET

I agree with Keira, the precission and fascilities used to work this act is of high importance, whoever did this was fully equipped and backed with highly confidential informations. The assasination has been undermined by spreading new issue of IDENTITY THEFT!!. Most of the agencies are now working to identify such acts within their countries and no one trying to catch up with the one who planed out this assasination.

beast   February 19th, 2010 6:12 pm ET

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SLEIMAN ELAHMAD   February 20th, 2010 12:01 am ET

I do not care for israel ,or hamass both are terrorist one biger then the other,,,i do care for what happen in U A E ,,they trying to used it sol
to finish there business,,,,,,british government must cut it tie with
israel mossad they killed civillian more then sas in world war 2
UAE must bring the head of massad to justice and the prime minster to,,,,,,,,,,,

Ray Martin   February 23rd, 2010 11:14 pm ET

I wish to report a mistake made in the Olympic Sport coverage on the winter Olympics. CNN reported this evening that Sven Krammer made a serious blunder at the winter Olympics in Vancouver covering the 10,000 meter indoor when he crossed over on the wrong side of the track inside instead of outside lane. What CNN failed to realize or see or hear was that his coach told him to take the inside lane he cleared signaled and instructed Sven to take the inside lane ...and he listened to his instructions...It was clearly the mistake from the Sven Krammer's coach..Kempkers..coach's fault not the rider...

Muthyavan.   February 24th, 2010 3:19 pm ET

Who ever is behind this chilling operation, has done this with co-operation from many agencies. As usual there is a deep understanding among them, in protecting the identity of each others when some thing like this successfully carried out. Now it is the usual diplomatic action to protect each of the countries identity from its involvements.

nimitz benedicto   February 27th, 2010 4:17 pm ET

by elimination: James Bond (retired) Tom Cruise/Mission Imp (retired)
Jason Bourne? hmm........maybe. KGB/Putin? Castro/Cuba? NoKor?

Let's narrow it down to the enemies of the victim. KSA? Nigeria? Iraq? Iran?

( hmmm am I hearing that "Who could it be now" (Men at Work) song in the background? Nope! it's what they're playing in Dubai hotels! hehehe)

Seriously, which country/countries, has an axe to grind vs the victim, have a well trained/experienced, well-funded, assassination network?
Which country/countries have justified assassinations?
Which country/countries stand to gain from the killing?
Which country/countries are above international law?
beyond public/mass media condemnation?

With these simple questions, go figure.

A. Smith, Oregon   February 28th, 2010 7:00 am ET

Iran's high stakes poker move this weekend is surprising the Pentagon and has US Military war planners slack jawed and scratching their heads.

Today's report by International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors, Iran's roughly 4,300 pounds (1,950kg) of low-enriched nuclear fuel was moved all at once from storage deep underground to a facility above ground in the open where it can be enriched to 20 percent. 80 to 90 percent enrichment is required for nuclear weapons.

Iran directly appears to be taunting US and Israel to attack, as this would rally Iranians in support of the regime and silence voices of dissent which have plagued the streets since last years disputed election.

Needless to say if either America or Israel bombed that stockpile of enriched Uranium, it would severely contaminate that entire region with radioactive Uranium Hexafloride gas which would certainly NOT 'win the hearts and minds' of the Middle Eastern people.

Is Iran playing a dangerous game of high stakes poker, or are they placing cheese out in hopes of trapping a couple rats?

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