Israel's stunning intelligence failure

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The brazen attack on Israel by Hamas on early Saturday took place by air, land and sea. Israel's famous Iron Dome wasn't able to repel all the missiles. Militants from Gaza broke through the border into Israel and killed hundreds and took Israelis hostage. What happened? Why did Israel's massive intelligence capabilities fail? Marco Werman explores that with Colin Clarke, director of research at the Soufan Center, an independent consultancy offering research, analysis, and strategic dialogue on global security challenges and foreign policy. 

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