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A DONE DEAL: E.U. leaders agree to go large

Hizballah's Henchmen
Israel's military is its most honored secular institution, with a reputation for ruthless efficiency and impregnability. That almost mythic image suffered a heavy blow last week, with the revelation that the army had a spy in its senior ranks. Lieut. Colonel Omar al-Hayeb, a Bedouin Arab from a well-known tribe in northern Israel, was remanded by a Tel Aviv court on charges he traded secrets to the Lebanese fundamentalist group Hizballah for a lucrative role in the drug route across the Lebanon-Israel border. Officials said Al-Hayeb passed on maps, details about sensitive intelligence facilities...

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