Morale: Mossad Assassin Insurance


January 29, 2012: In the wake of five recent assassinations of senior people in its nuclear weapons program, Iran has ordered additional security for hundreds of key people working on this officially non-existent program. This is in addition to less stringent, and less visible, security measures implemented nearly a year ago. The new measures apparently involve lots of bodyguards and restrictions on the activities of these nuclear scientists, engineers, and technicians.

All this will not do much for the morale of those being protected. Nothing says "someone is trying to kill you" more than the constant presence of security personnel and their irritating interference in your life, and especially your freedom of movement. This will only encourage whoever is behind the killing to strike again. That will be a real hit to morale and productivity. The effort also ties down thousands of security personnel and makes the government look bad. The government blames the Mossad (Israeli) and the CIA (U.S.) for the killings.




Help Keep Us From Drying Up

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling.

Each month we count on your contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage.
Subscribe   Contribute   Close