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The Beautiful 'Assassin': 'Hit Squad With British Passports Accused Of Executing Senior Hamas Leader
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | February 15, 2010

Posted on 02/15/2010 5:06:19 PM PST by Steelfish

The Beautiful 'Assassin': 'Hit Squad With British Passports Accused Of Executing Senior Hamas Leader [Pics in URL]

15th February 2010

Claims that British and Irish passport holders are among an alleged 11-man hit squad wanted in Dubai for the apparent assassination of a Hamas commander are tonight being investigated by London and Dublin. Dubai police say the main suspect is Peter Elvinger, 49, who holds a French passport. He was the gang’s logistical co-ordinator and the one who booked room 237 in Al Bustan Rotana, down the corridor from the victim’s room – 230. The other suspects were identified as Irish nationals Gail Folliard, Kevin Daveron and Evan Dennings; British nationals Paul John Keely, Stephen Daniel Hodes, Melvyn Adam Mildiner, Jonathan Louis Graham, James Leonard Clarke and Michael Lawrence Barney. Also wanted is Michael Bodenheimer, a German national.

Chief of Dubai Police Dahi Khalfan Tamim speaks during a video presentation showing Peter Elvinger, one of the 11 suspects involved in the recent killing of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh during a news conference in Dubai The hit squad was responsible for killing Hamas commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in his hotel room last month in a slaying that has brought vows of revenge from the Palestinian militant group, Dubai's police chief said. The details given by Lt Gen Dhahi Khalfan Tamim are the most comprehensive accusations by Dubai authorities since the body of al-Mabhouh was found on January 20 in his luxury hotel room near Dubai's international airport.

Hamas detains British journalist in Gaza Strip over 'security crimes' Tamim told reporters the alleged assassination team was made up of six British passport holders, three Irish and one each from France and Germany.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: dubai; fakepassports; fakes; fatah; forgeries; hamas; israel; lousyforgeries; mahmoudalmabhouh; mossad; notmossad; pa; palestinianauthority; palestinians

1 posted on 02/15/2010 5:06:19 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish
"...the alleged assassination team was made up of six British passport holders, three Irish and one each from France and Germany."

This is one celebration of diversity I can get behind ;-)

2 posted on 02/15/2010 5:08:19 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Steelfish

This has Mossad written all over it...


3 posted on 02/15/2010 5:09:37 PM PST by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: Steelfish

Ziva DAvid, no doubt.


4 posted on 02/15/2010 5:12:31 PM PST by Shqipo (I am snowed in for the duration.)
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To: tcrlaf

I loved the movie “Munich”...and I love happy endings that have dead Hamas Leaders in them:o)


5 posted on 02/15/2010 5:24:38 PM PST by TheGunny
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To: Steelfish

Next we’ll be hearing about the battle in Hamas over whether they should “profile” or “not profile” ~ now that they know they can’t just trust every White Man walking down the hotel corridor.


6 posted on 02/15/2010 5:39:51 PM PST by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: tcrlaf

You know, I thought it probably be an Arab state, not Mossad.


7 posted on 02/15/2010 5:41:33 PM PST by Valentine_W
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To: Steelfish

If they’re proven to have used Eire/UK passports that wwill chill European relations further.

I always loved the passage in the Boats of Cherbourg to retreive the bought and paid for attack craft the French had withheld, where the Israeli team are coming through customs into France. That was before they came to lead the field in professionalism for this type of raid and they made a near fatal blunder. Officially, they’re all tourists and separate, but they arrive together at the same entry port. The French customs agent notes that they’re all bronzed, muscled, military hair-cuts and standing like soldiers...even more damning, he notes that all their passports are sequentially numbered.

The leader is freaking because it’s obvious why they’re there as the papers have been full of the French-Israeli bickering, but the Agent smiles, stamps their passport and wishers them well, making it plain that he knows what they’re up to and he symp[athises.

Great scene!


8 posted on 02/15/2010 5:48:45 PM PST by Androcles (All your typos are belong to us)
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To: Steelfish
Dubai police say the main suspect is Peter Elvinger, 49, who holds a French passport. He was the gang’s logistical co-ordinator and the one who booked room 237 in Al Bustan Rotana, down the corridor from the victim’s room – 230. The other suspects were identified as Irish nationals Gail Folliard, Kevin Daveron and Evan Dennings; British nationals Paul John Keely, Stephen Daniel Hodes, Melvyn Adam Mildiner, Jonathan Louis Graham, James Leonard Clarke and Michael Lawrence Barney. Also wanted is Michael Bodenheimer, a German national.

Good luck finding these people, guys. If any of them actually exist (and are not Israelis) I'd be very surprised.

9 posted on 02/15/2010 5:52:15 PM PST by denydenydeny ("Leftists are like vampires; shine a light on what they are doing and they retreat."-Andrew Klavan)
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To: Steelfish

Did this HamAss dude experience a La Femme Nikita moment?


10 posted on 02/15/2010 6:23:47 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Or one of these moments....
11 posted on 02/15/2010 6:35:12 PM PST by Touch Not the Cat
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To: hennie pennie; AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...
Dubai police say the main suspect is Peter Elvinger, 49, who holds a French passport. He was the gang's logistical co-ordinator and the one who booked room 237 in Al Bustan Rotana, down the corridor from the victim's room -- 230. The other suspects were identified as Irish nationals Gail Folliard, Kevin Daveron and Evan Dennings; British nationals Paul John Keely, Stephen Daniel Hodes, Melvyn Adam Mildiner, Jonathan Louis Graham, James Leonard Clarke and Michael Lawrence Barney. Also wanted is Michael Bodenheimer, a German national.
Thanks Steelfish. Bibi needs to excoriate the Arab propaganda sheets and broadcast screed-screechers regarding the rush to judgment about the hit, which was blamed on the Mossad. OTOH (emph added)...
12 posted on 02/15/2010 6:41:02 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Happy New Year! Freedom is Priceless.)
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To: Steelfish

So a senior Terrorist is killed in Dubai, and the Dubai government sides with the Terrorists. Dubai is not a friendly nation.

We should nuke them and take their oil.


13 posted on 02/15/2010 6:41:56 PM PST by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: Steelfish
You just have to laugh. The surveillance was great but a hired gun getting you face on the news all over the world sucks. It seems that they wanted two things, this guy dead and some information. From the looks of things they got both. The mission was well run and executed but the planning was terrible. The massaud would have taken the recordings with them.
14 posted on 02/15/2010 7:30:21 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: tcrlaf
This has Mossad written all over it

??? To many people. Something is not right.

15 posted on 02/15/2010 7:34:50 PM PST by cpdiii (Oil Field Trash, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR)
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To: cpdiii

Easy pleasey, Japanesey . IRA types contracted out by Israel. Like my ex boss used to say when he wanted, and expected, a job to be wrapped up quickly... boom-done!

This hit is exquisite. Delicious. Textbook.

Where’s the black and white gif of the crowd applauding?

Bravo!
Bravo!
Bravo!


16 posted on 02/15/2010 7:45:46 PM PST by freepersup (HELP find the "sharp dressed man" call 1 800 FBI MUMM)
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To: freepersup
Permit me the honor...


17 posted on 02/15/2010 7:52:05 PM PST by freepersup (HELP find the "sharp dressed man" call 1 800 FBI MUMM)
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To: freepersup

OK- looks like the Dubai officials have some circumstantial evidence or perceptions that need worked out. Run Forest run! lol


18 posted on 02/15/2010 8:16:27 PM PST by freepersup (HELP find the "sharp dressed man" call 1 800 FBI MUMM)
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To: Steelfish

Hearty approval bump!


19 posted on 02/15/2010 8:17:20 PM PST by freepersup (HELP find the "sharp dressed man" call 1 800 FBI MUMM)
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To: oldenuff2no

Out of 9 or 11 “suspects” somebody is going to get the loose gums disease and go flapping to Interpol inquisitors, once in custody...


20 posted on 02/15/2010 8:21:36 PM PST by freepersup (HELP find the "sharp dressed man" call 1 800 FBI MUMM)
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To: Steelfish

Bravo for dead Moslem terrorists!

Shouldn’t there be video of the corridor? I guess they would’ve disabled that if they noticed a camera there.

I wanted to see the Mossad victory dance after they snuffed the Moslem.


21 posted on 02/15/2010 8:31:39 PM PST by StopObama2012 (CLICK ME to expose Osaudi)
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To: Touch Not the Cat

American version of the same movie! I didn’t know there was one.


22 posted on 02/15/2010 8:46:14 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Touch Not the Cat

Watch the French original, ‘Nikita’.

Far superior.


23 posted on 02/16/2010 2:31:33 AM PST by the scotsman
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To: cpdiii; SunkenCiv; Nachum; Yehuda; SJackson; Las Vegas Ron; 1COUNTER-MORTER-68; jhpigott; ...
>>> "??? To many people. Something is not right." <<<

I agree with you, cpdill.

Thanks for the ping, sunkenciv, this doesn't sound like a Mossad OP to me, not at all. Everything I've read about them over the past half year is that they've experienced great success, but never publically acknowledge ANYTHING.

This obvious mob of people described in the article doesn't typify what I've read in the open press lately about Mossad.

Could there be evidence of Saudi cash??? Who else would like to go after Hamas?? Mossad usually has a finely honed finesse obviously not in evidence here.

Israel's 'super-hero'

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2432190/posts

I can't believe that Meir Dagan is behind this assassination. It doesn't sound like an Israeli hit team, (Kidon,) not at all.

24 posted on 02/16/2010 4:52:09 AM PST by hennie pennie
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To: freepersup

On second thought, I’d like to take back the use of the word textbook and replace it with the words large footprint.


25 posted on 02/16/2010 5:05:19 AM PST by freepersup (HELP find the "sharp dressed man" call 1 800 FBI MUMM)
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To: freepersup
I can't believe that Meir Dagan is behind this assassination. It doesn't sound like an Israeli hit team, (Kidon,) not at all.

I agree. I expect Fatah will eventually prove to be behind this.

Whoever did this: my congratulations on a job well done. Just don't get caught on camera next time, OK?

26 posted on 02/16/2010 7:34:21 AM PST by anotherview ("Ignorance is the choice not to know" -Klaus Schulze)
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To: anotherview

I agree with you. I suspect that there are plenty of double agents that work in the higher eschelons of the Islamist Terrorist Networks, and thus there exist plenty of people who want them dead and who will actively assassinate same.


27 posted on 02/16/2010 8:10:06 AM PST by hennie pennie
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To: anotherview
When you replied to my comment about Meir Dagan, you posted it to someone else, so I only belatedly caught it.

Do you seriously believe that FATAH may be behind this "On.Film" assassination hit team?

Or, were you joking or being sarcastic???

In another thread I was very condescendingly put down, repetitively, for not believing that this was an obvious Kidon hit; to me it is NOT "obviously" Mossad, and I see no reason why I should be belittled for my opinion on this.

28 posted on 02/16/2010 8:14:12 AM PST by hennie pennie
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To: hennie pennie

Fatah has the resources necessary to do this. I was not being sarcastic.

I agree this is likely not Mossad.


29 posted on 02/16/2010 8:17:41 AM PST by anotherview ("Ignorance is the choice not to know" -Klaus Schulze)
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To: anotherview

Thank you. It sounded like a serious comment, so I wanted to make certain.


30 posted on 02/16/2010 8:19:06 AM PST by hennie pennie
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To: Steelfish

Revival of “Licensed to Kill” operatives?

I bet a lot of people are in panic mode right now.

They spent years trying to convince the world that James Bond and the ideology is dead.

And guess what, it appears to work!

This has made my day!


31 posted on 02/16/2010 8:23:28 AM PST by Eye of Unk ("Either you are with us or you are for the terrorists." ~~George W. Bush)
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To: Eye of Unk; LucyT; STARWISE; Las Vegas Ron; sonofstrangelove; SunkenCiv; Nachum; Yehuda; ...
Eye of Unk, I think you may have missed this fascinating article from back in 2002, from the Jerusalem Post.

NEW MOSSAD CHIEF TO REACTIVATE HIT SQUAD
September 17, 2002

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/752098/posts

LONDON Newly apppointed Mossad chief Meir Dagan is planning to reactivate a special operations unit, code named Caesarea, to target the commanders, controllers, and financiers of terrorist groups throughout the Middle East, the London Sunday Times reports.

Quoting sources close to the Mossad, the paper said Islamic extremists abroad will become as vulnerable as those in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

"There is no reason why we should not do the same abroad. They will have nowhere to hide," said one source who is said to be familiar with Dagan's plans for the Mossad.

"Gone are the days of black-tie parties around the globe and fat expense accounts," he said. "Whatever we can't shoot will be closed down."

The source said Dagan's regime will "trim years of useless fat and rebuild the famous Mossad muscles. We have a war to win and there's no reason why the Abdullahs and Muhammads in Damascus, Teheran, and Beirut should sleep better than their brothers in Gaza."

The paper reported that Dagan is particularly determined to resurrect the reputation of the Caesarea Squad, which suffered a major setback following the abortive attempt to kill Hamas official Khaled Mashaal in Amman five years ago.

The squad is said to have been responsible for hunting down Adolf Eichmann in 1960 and eliminating the Palestinian terrorists who were responsible for planning and executing the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre, which resulted in the deaths of 11 Israeli athletes.

According to the Sunday Times report, the squad comprises no more than 30 individuals, all former commandos, who are considered the "elite of the elite" of Israel's security services.

The report adds that all are fluent in a foreign language, their faces are never exposed even to other Mossad employees and they often live as "sleepers" in the foreign capitals to which they are assigned.

Many receive no orders during a four-year tour of duty, "but when the command comes, action is immediate, be it the hiring of a vehicle for a secret commando operation or the assassination of a local target," said the paper.

Former Caesarea member Mishka Ben-David was quoted by the paper as saying only one in a thousand applicants to the Mossad receives an offer; only one in a hundred who graduates from the three-year Mossad cadet course is judged suitable for the Caesarea Squad "and during an operation in a foreign city, only one of the five to ten people on the ground does the hit."

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is reportedly confident that Dagan will deal effectively with Israel's enemies abroad, and the paper quoted an insider as saying: "The Sharon-Dagan team will be the terrorists' nightmare."

32 posted on 02/16/2010 12:26:04 PM PST by hennie pennie
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. . . . TM; check out #32.

Thanks, hennie pennie.

.

33 posted on 02/16/2010 12:40:32 PM PST by LucyT
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To: hennie pennie

Pennie

Spread this far/wide. Watch, capture, download, save to disk, it will be gone soon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FlEbBZLzo0


34 posted on 02/16/2010 12:45:06 PM PST by JustPiper (Where IS the "Progress in PROGRESSIVE" ?!? Don't Trust anything with a "Caucus")
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EXCERPT:

.....Dubai police chief Khalfan has said he will issue an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu if investigators show Mossad was behind the killing.

The police have also said they were questioning two Palestinians suspected of involvement in the murder. The two men, both residents of the United Arab Emirates, had "fled to Jordan" after the killing.

Khalfan said they were extradited from Jordan "three days ago," pointing to a "strong suspicion" against one of the two who had met a member of the suspected hit team before the assassination

http://news.ninemsn.com.au/mobile/world/1013398/hamas-death-suspects-faked-passports?_sp=2045&_s=a2fc4b91-f0d0-44e6-8696-0e18c931c576

Say, there's been a new thread posted claiming that the PA refuses to release the identities of the two Palestinians detained by the Dubai LEOs.

PA says won't reveal identity of Dubai assassin suspects

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2452299/posts?page=5

35 posted on 02/16/2010 5:35:02 PM PST by hennie pennie
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To: hennie pennie

The PA has its own list of enemies. To a degree they are the same ones Mossad might like to handle, but if the PA will do the job I suppose they are allowed to fly out of Ben Gurion airport (Bwahahahahah!)


36 posted on 02/16/2010 5:47:08 PM PST by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: muawiyah

LOL, those were kind of my thoughts, too -— did Mossad set them up to do this job??? And they don’t even know they were tools??? It would make a good Sp00k movie, don’t you think, with Meir Dagan & his Kidon figuring out ways to expand manpower during a deep recession and bad economic outlook, LOL


37 posted on 02/16/2010 6:00:28 PM PST by hennie pennie
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To: hennie pennie
I still haven't figured out why they've left Soros alone...

Cheers!

38 posted on 02/16/2010 7:43:02 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: JustPiper
How do you save it to disk?
39 posted on 02/16/2010 7:53:48 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

If you have a CD/DVD drive


40 posted on 02/16/2010 7:55:12 PM PST by JustPiper
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To: JustPiper
You mean you can't save it to a regular directory...? Do you right-click on the movie, or what?

Cheers!

41 posted on 02/16/2010 8:01:09 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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