Israel's Silent Defender: An Inside Look at Sixty Years of Israeli Intelligence

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Gefen Publishing House, Limited, 2 oct. 2016 - 440 páginas
Israeli intelligence has been known for decades, for its effectiveness, imagination and bravery, while its determined willingness to fight against global terrorism has witnessed some spectacular and audacious results.

But what is it really like inside the Israeli intelligence community?
What drove it to become one of the premier Intelligence services in the world?
Who are the men and women behind it?
In this observant and enthralling book, Israel's Silent Defender: An Inside Look at Sixty Years of Israeli Intelligence Ephraim Lapid and Amos Gilboa take you on a journey which looks at the history of Israeli Intelligence;

  • How it was created
  • How it works
  • The leaders who drove it forward
  • The defining moments of the service throughout history
  • Areas of activity
  • The secrets of its success

Taken from over sixty years of the works and accounts of previous serving officers this isn't just a work of research, but a living memory of people who were there and who worked tirelessly to protect a country surrounded by enemies.

Israel's Silent Defender is the first book of its kind and a unique look at the Israeli intelligence community over the last sixty years. Its pages are likely to surprise and enthral you in equal measure.

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In Israel s Silent Defender, Brigadier Generals (Res.) Amos Gilboa and Ephraim Lapid have compiled thirty-seven essays written by experts and leaders of Israeli intelligence, among them high-ranking analysts and J2s, commanders of human intelligence (HUMINT), signal intelligence (SIGINT), visual intelligence (VISINT) and open source intelligence (OSINT) units, and heads of the Israel Defense Intelligence (IDI), the Mossad and the Shabak.

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