Man In The Shadows: Inside The Middle East Crisis with a Man Who Led the Mossad by Efraim Halevy

Man In The Shadows: Inside The Middle East Crisis with a Man Who Led the Mossad

byEfraim Halevy

Paperback | February 5, 2008

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Israel's Mossad is one of the world's most powerful intelligence agencies. Having served as its director, Efraim Halevy has witnessed the Middle East crisis from the inside-out. As the secret envoy to prime ministers ranging from Yitzhak Rabin to Ariel Sharon, Halevy was privy to many of the top-level negotiations that changed the landscape of the region-and, in turn, the rest of the modern world. In Man in the Shadows, he provides a fascinating, deeply informed look at the secret workings and global repercussions of Mossad's fight against Islamic terror, and writes with passion and authority about such topics as:

. September 11, 2001: What the Mossad knew before and after the attacks; his critique of the 9/11 report; and his assertion that we haven't seen the worst of radical Islam

. His candid thoughts about the Bush Administration; George Tenet and his dismissal; the assassination attempt of Hamas leader Khaled Mashal; and other key players in the war on terror

. Iraq: From Operation Desert Storm to the WMD crisis to the war of the present day, Halevy offers a modern history of the region, as well as an action-plan for the future

.and more. By turns a powerful history lesson and a roadmap to world peace, Man in the Shadows is a must-read for the twenty-first century.

About The Author

Efraim Halevy, the Mossad's director from 1998-2002 and Israel's ambassador to the E.U. from 1996-1998, is now the Head of the Center for Strategic and Policy Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Title:Man In The Shadows: Inside The Middle East Crisis with a Man Who Led the MossadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.84 × 5.94 × 0.84 inPublished:February 5, 2008Publisher:St. Martin's PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312337728

ISBN - 13:9780312337728

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"By filtering events through the unfamiliar lens of the spymaster, Mr. Halevy gives a fresh twist to the story..." -The Economist"Spotlights the most pressing and controversial areas where foreign and defense policy making, intelligence gathering, and political ambitions collide.." -The New York Sun"At a time when we face unprecedented demands on intelligence, Halevy's insights.should be required reading." -Dennis Ross, former American envoy to the Middle East