US 'black budget' mentions Israel as target for counterespionage

The Washington Post newspaper revealed a collection of secret clauses from the US 2013 defense budget, meant to finance special operations by the intelligence services.


The "black budget" specifically mentions that the US spies after Israel. A document prepared for the NSA says that counterintelligence operations “are strategically focused against (the) priority targets of China, Russia, Iran, Cuba and Israel.” (Ynet)