Definition of Shin Bet

1. Noun. The Israeli domestic counterintelligence and internal security agency. "The Shin Bet also handles overall security for Israel's national airline"

Exact synonyms: General Security Services
Generic synonyms: International Intelligence Agency
Geographical relationships: Israel, Sion, State Of Israel, Yisrael, Zion



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shin Bet

Shikoku
Shillong
Shimabukuro
Shimane
Shimatari
Shimatario
Shimatarion
Shimchath Torah
Shimeji kininase
Shimer
Shimerian
Shimerians
Shimla
Shimon
Shimshon
Shin Bet (current term)
Shina
Shine-Dalgarno sequence
Shine Dalgarno region
Shingon
Shining Path
Shinto
Shintoism
Shintoist
Shintoistic
Shintoists
Shipley-Hartford scale
Shipot
Shiraz
Shirburnian

Literary usage of Shin Bet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Persona Non Grata: The Expulsion of Civilians from Israeli-occupied Lebanon by Virginia N. Sherry (1999)
"With visions of creating an efficiently coordinated intelligence network, the Shin Bet set up an intelligence service call "Mabat" (an acronym for ..."

2. Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human Rights Abuses in Hebron District by Peter Bouckaert, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (2001)
"Days after the deadly road attack, Israel's General Security Service (known by its Hebrew initials, Shin Bet) and the IDF arrested three Palestinians who ..."

3. Erased in a Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians by Joe Stork (2002)
"The charges against Tirawi, which he has denied, appear to be based primarily on the results of IDF or Shin Bet interrogations of captured Palestinians. ..."

4. Human Rights Watch World Report 1992 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (1991)
"In a positive step for accountability within the Shin Bet, ... Nevertheless, they are believed to be the first time that Shin Bet agents were imprisoned for ..."

5. Human Rights Watch World Report 1992 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (1991)
"In a positive step for accountability within the Shin Bet, two interrogators received six-month sentences for negligently causing the death of suspect ..."

6. Torture and Ill-Treatment: Israel's Interrogation of Palestinians from the by Human Rights Watch/Middle East (1994)
"Despite some differences in the methodologies of the two agencies, interrogators of both the General Security Service (OSS, also known as the Shin Bet or ..."

7. Civilian Pawns: Laws of War Violations and the Use of Weapons on the Israel by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch/Middle East, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch) (1996)
"... or Shin Bet).85 Ostensibly in response to Israeli attacks on civilian areas in Lebanon, Hizballah and other guerrilla groups, for their part, ..."

8. Torture and Ill-Treatment: Israel's Interrogation of Palestinians from the by Human Rights Watch/Middle East (1994)
"Despite some differences in the methodologies of the two agencies, interrogators of both the General Security Service (GSS, also known as the Shin Bet or ..."

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