Israel's Secret Wars
A History of Israel's Intelligence ServicesBook - 1991
Surveys Israeli intelligence operations from the 1930s to the Ostrovsky affair and describes relations with the American intelligence community
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 copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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... 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.
Knowing the Arab war plan or plans was one thing; believing that the Arabs actually intended to go to war was quite another,
The Munich massacre marked a turning-point in Israel's war against Palestinian terrorism.
The Israelis were facing what they perceived to be an immediate, not a long-term problem.
... IDF intelligence did not allow for the illogical and the unpredictable:...
Israel was born and survived its trial by combat in 1948 despite the shortcomings of its intelligence services.
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