Gideon's Spies

Gideon's Spies

The Secret History of the Mossad

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In the secret world of spies and covert operations, no other intelligence service continues to be as surrounded by myth and mystery as the Mossad. Gideon's Spies reveals that all too often the truth exceeds all the fantasies about the Mossad. Revised and updated for 2015, this new edition includes: Mossad's secret meeting in 2013 with Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief to plan for Israel to use Saudi to attack Iran should the Geneva discussion fail to be honored by Iran.The attack on Iraq's nuclear reactor that will be the flight path to an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities. Mossad's new cyber-war unit preparing to launch its own pre-emptive strike.Why Mossad's former director, Meir Dagan, has spoken out against an attack on Iran.Mossad agents who operate in the "Dark Side" of the internet to track terrorists.Mossad's drone and its first killing.Mossad's role in the defense of Israel's Embassy in Cairo during the Arab Spring.An introduction to Mossad's new director, Tamir Pardo.These and other stunning details combine to give Gideon's Spies the sense of urgency and relevance that is characteristic of truly engrossing nonfiction.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thomas Dunne Books, 2015.
Edition: 7th ed., rev. and updated.
ISBN: 9781250056405
Branch Call Number: 327.1256 THO
Characteristics: xxii, 808 p. : 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Secret history of the Mossad

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SEBoiko
Aug 25, 2014

What happened is usually known to those who should know and whoever does not know should continue not knowing.

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SEBoiko
Aug 25, 2014

The plot to kill the pope had been nurtured in Tehran.

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SEBoiko
Aug 25, 2014

Divided, we rule.

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SEBoiko
Aug 25, 2014

... but intelligence is often a dirty business.

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SEBoiko
Aug 25, 2014

A nation creates the intelligence community it needs.

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SEBoiko
Aug 25, 2014

By way of deception, thou shalt do war.

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Tydomin
Jun 24, 2011

I think this book is a bit mixed. There is a blurb about Princess Diana, which had nothing to do with Mossad, as far as I know.

Other than it. this book could use a good editor, the flow is rather choppy, and at times, it veers between being factual and then "What?"

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