Ministry of Intelligence and Atomic Energy
|המשרד לעינייני מודיעין
The Minister of Intelligence and Atomic Energy (Hebrew: שר המופקד על שירותי המודיעין והוועדה לאנרגיה אטומית) is the political head of the Israeli Intelligence community, although authority is shared with the Prime Minister's office. Established on 6 May 2009, the minister is involved with intelligence matters, although none of the country's intelligence authorities are subordinate to the ministry; Shin Bet, and Mossad are subordinate to the Prime Minister's office, and the Military Intelligence Directorate operates under the Israel Defense Forces and the Minister of Defense. An additional intelligence body, the Center for Political Research, operates under the Foreign Ministry.
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