Newsmaker: The Diplo-Spy

George Tenet's limousine was pulling up near the Gaza Strip for a meeting with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat Thursday afternoon when the car's secure phone rang. The U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv was on the horn, relaying a hurried call from Israeli officials, who claimed that the road crossing the CIA director was approaching was blocked; he couldn't enter Palestinian territory. What the Israelis didn't tell him was that their helicopter gunships were just miles away, about to rake targets near Arafat's Gaza City headquarters, and they didn't want Tenet caught in the cross fire. Tenet whipped his limo around and...

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