Mossad, Israeli foreign intelligence service, is often regarded as one the most effective and well-informed intelligence organizations in the world. Mossad is responsible for intelligence collection and covert operations which are suspected to include targeted killings and paramilitary activities beyond Israel's borders and protecting Jewish communities worldwide. Its director reports directly to the Prime Minister of Israel . It has agents in all important countries around the world. Its activity is diverse, and varies from silent operations like monitoring individuals and organizations, to manipulating journalists, politicians and organizations, to the kidnapping and killing of individuals against Israel.
Famous Mossad Operations
Obtaining Khrushchev's secret Stalin-denouncing speech
Capturing of Adolf Eichmann
Killing of those responsible for the Munich massacre at the 1972 Olympic Games and the Lillehammer affair.
Kidnapping of Mordechai Vanunu .
Providing intelligence for daring Israeli military operations, thousands of miles away from Israel, for instance, for Operation Entebbe