IDF officers confirm special department created to monitor foreign left-wing organizations

21.03.2011                      15.Adar ll, 5771

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IDF officers confirm special department created to monitor foreign left-wing organizations

New Military Intelligence research department keeping tabs on groups' efforts to delegitimize Israel.

Military Intelligence is collecting information about left-wing organizations abroad that the army sees as aiming to delegitimize Israel, according to senior Israeli officials and Israel Defense Forces officers.
The sources said MI's research division created a department several months ago that is dedicated to monitoring left-wing groups and will work closely with government ministries. In recent weeks, the head of the new unit has been taking part in discussions in the Prime Minister's Office about how to prepare for the possible arrival of a Gaza-bound flotilla in May….