CSIS experts draw on their IC service to explain and interpret developments in the intelligence community. The International Security Program leads CSIS analysis on intelligence policy.

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Experts React: Assessing the Israeli Intelligence and Potential Policy Failure

The devastating Hamas attack surprised Israel and represented a massive failure for its intelligence services. A collection of CSIS experts examine different aspects of this failure.

Commentary by Jessica Davis Tricia Bacon Emily Harding and Daniel Byman — October 25, 2023

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Emily Harding
Director, Intelligence, National Security, and Technology Program and Deputy Director, International Security Program