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Mr. Eitan attends a ceremony at the home of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in 2016. (Ammar Awad/Reuters). Shortly after 8 p.m. on May 11, 1960, a slight man stepped off a bus in suburban Buenos Aires. He seemed weary, ready to be home, and looked bewildered when a car pulled up alongside him. The man was Adolf Eichmann, chief architect of Hitler’s Final Solution, and one of the most-wanted Nazis in the world. Inside the car were agents of the Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency. Their commander was Rafi Eitan, who became known as one of his country’s greatest, if most controversial spies, and who died March 23 at 92. “I grabbed him by the neck with such force I could see his eyes bu... Full story

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