Machen’s statement was demonstrably false. Unfortunately, Machen publicly dodges the real question in favor of quibbling about putting espionage damage assessments into dollar figures. The US Department of Justice shows no sign of getting tough on Israeli espionage, which costs the US billions of dollars. (See the IRmep book “Spy Trade” for elaboration).
Nozette was recently sentence to 13 years in prison for attempted espionage for Mossad. IAI walked free.