Mossad: Killers of the State

Mossad’s Kidon unit has but one objective: to kill the enemies of Israel.Active all over the world, this unit of 50 elite agents obeys only one man:the Israeli Prime Minister.

What are their assassination techniques? How do they choose their targets? How do they operate in Iran, Jordan and Europe? Did they poison Yasser Arafat? And what are the diplomatic consequences of their actions?

Starting with the notorious Dubai operation in February 2010, when Hamas functionary Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was neutralised, we examine several killings involving Kidon agents.

To make this film, we spoke to former Mossad and Kidon agents, members of Hamas who have been hunted by Kidon, western diplomats and Israeli intelligence experts.

Sometimes, the truth really is stranger than fiction.


  • Year: 2013
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Premières Lignes
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France


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