Israel's Secret Wars

Israel's Secret Wars

A History of Israel's Intelligence Services

Book - 1991 | 1st American ed
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A comprehensive, contextual history of all three of Israel's intelligence services, from their origins in the 1930s to the present, including the Ostrovsky affair. Not only thoroughly researched and documented, but comfortably readable, this is likely to be the standard account for some time. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Publisher: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, c1991
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780802111593
0802111599
Branch Call Number: 355.3 B627
Characteristics: xvii, 603 p. : map ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Morris, Benny 1948-

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SEBoiko
May 04, 2015

... galvanized by the conviction that internal security had to be maintained so that Israel, if it ever came to that, could negotiate from strength, not weakness, about the future of the West Bank and Gaza.

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SEBoiko
May 04, 2015

... was told bluntly that secret service operations are not missionary work.

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May 04, 2015

... the peace policy had been the result of a personal decision,...

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SEBoiko
May 04, 2015

Knowing the Arab war plan or plans was one thing; believing that the Arabs actually intended to go to war was quite another,

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Apr 29, 2015

The Munich massacre marked a turning-point in Israel's war against Palestinian terrorism.

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Apr 29, 2015

The Israelis were facing what they perceived to be an immediate, not a long-term problem.

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Apr 29, 2015

... IDF intelligence did not allow for the illogical and the unpredictable:...

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Apr 29, 2015

The Guardian of Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps.

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Apr 28, 2015

Israel was born and survived its trial by combat in 1948 despite the shortcomings of its intelligence services.

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Apr 28, 2015

Jewish Nationalism is as intense and self-centered as Arab nationalism,...

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