Author: Bar-Zohar Michael
Brand: Harper Collins India
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Package Dimensions: 36x226x612
Number Of Pages: 400
Release Date: 06-11-2012
Details: Product Description
The world of spies and intelligence services has always been behind the curtains away from the spotlight. The extent of their operations and whereabouts is a well-protected secret. The book, ‘Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service’ reveals the dark world of intelligence agencies. The focus of the book is the Israeli Secret Service, Mossad. The book reveals various aspects of this secret service and talks about their daily activities. It is authored by Michael Bar-Zohar and is published by Ecco publications in 2012. The engaging narrative and breathtaking revelations make this book an interesting read.
Mossad is the Israeli Secret Service often regarded as one of the best in the world. Since its inception, this agency has been at the centre of various high risk missions that required brilliant planning and stunning diplomacy skills. Their work has defined the shape of Israel. The author through this book sheds light on some of the major operations conducted by Mossad and reveals facts that were hidden for a long time. The incidents recorded in this book include the demolition of the Syrian nuclear facility which possessed definite threat to Israel, the wiping out of Black September, capture of the famous and highly valued Adolf Eichmann. This book also discusses how Mossad dealt with the prominent Iranian nuclear scientists and the process through which they were removed for the safety of the nation.
About the Author
Michael Bar-Zohar is an author and a noted historian. He is also active in politics and has represented the Knesset on behalf of the Alignment and Labour Party. He completed his PhD. from the University of Paris and also studied Economics along with international relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also made strong contributions in Journalism and was honoured with Sokolov Award for his work as a journalist. He has written several books that focus on the Israeli security organization along with biographies of David Ben-Gurion and Shimon Peres. Some of his books include ‘A Bridge Over the Mediterranean: Franco-Israeli Relations Between 1947-1964’ and ‘Beyond Hitler’s grasp: the heroic rescue of Bulgaria’s Jews’.
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“This book tells what should have been known and isn’t―that Israel’s hidden force is as formidable as its recognized physical strength.” — Shimon Peres, President of Israel
“Mossad reads like a spectacular spy novel, and contains the real stories from one of the world’s premiere intelligence agencies. It’s worth reading.” — Chuck Hagel, U.S. Secretary of Defense
“Two insiders reveal some of the more fantastic episodes in the history of Israeli intelligence operations around the world. A quick and easy read, this book focuses on the operational details and personalities behind the famed Mossad’s record of assassination, kidnapping, sabotage, and clandestine surveillance.” —
“Action-packed accounts of the missions of one of the world’s most effective and mysterious intelligence services.” —
From the Back Cover
The Mossad is widely recognized today as the best intelligence service in the world. It is also the most enigmatic, shrouded in secrecy. Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service unveils the defi ning and most dangerous operations that have shaped Israel and the world at large from the agency’s more than sixty-year history, among them: the capture of Adolf Eichmann, the eradication of Black September, the destruction of the Syrian nuclear facility, and the elimination of key Iranian nuclear scientists.
Through intensive research and exclusive interv