I have spent the day trying to gather what information I can on Ilan Grapel, the 27 year old Israeli/American held in Egypt for allegedly spying.
The highest ranking official to comment on the subject is Israel's controversial Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman who said that Mr. Grapel is a student and not a spy. He said he is strange, but has no ties whatsoever to Israeli intelligence, US intelligence, or Mars intelligence. The Foreign Minister expressed hope that affair will be brought to swift close.
One senior diplomatic source in Jerusalem said it is clear to all that the Israeli Government is not involved, that this is a kid, not “James Bond.”
In Israel the media is reporting that we are dealing with a na