Missionen des israelischen Geheimdienstes
Author: Nissim Mischal
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
Kein Geheimdienst weltweit ist so bekannt, keiner so legendär und berüchtigt wie der israelische Auslandsgeheimdienst Mossad. Gefeiert wurde er für das Aufspüren des Kriegsverbrechers Adolf Eichmann, kritisiert für die Ermordung eines marokkanischen Kellners als Vergeltung der Attentate von München 1972. Doch wie arbeitet der Mossad genau? Was sind seine Methoden? Die israelischen Autoren Michael Bar-Zohar und Nissim Mischal zeigen ein Netz aus Spionage, Sabotage und Propaganda und sparen auch die zuletzt bekannt gewordenen Liquidierungen von hochrangigen iranischen Atomphysikern nicht aus.
The Great Operations of Israel's Secret Service
Author: Michael Bar-Zoha
Publisher: Biteback Publishing
Mossad is universally recognised as the greatest intelligence service in the world. It is also the most enigmatic, shrouded in a thick veil of secrecy. Many of its enthralling feats are still unknown; most of its heroes remain unnamed. From the kidnapping of Eichmann in Argentina and the systematic tracking down of those responsible for the Munich massacre to lesser-known episodes of astonishing espionage, this extraordinary book describes the dramatic, largely secret history of Mossad and the Israeli intelligence community. Examining the covert operations, the targeted assassinations and the paramilitary activities within and outside Israel, Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal detail the great stories of Mossad and reveal the personal tales of some of the best Mossad agents and leaders to serve their country.
Israel und die geheimen Tötungskommandos des Mossad - Ein SPIEGEL-Buch
Author: Ronen Bergman
Von der Staatsgründung Israels bis heute - die erste umfassende Geschichte der geheimen Tötungskommandos des Mossad Mordanschläge, die dem israelischen Geheimdienst Mossad zugeschrieben werden, sorgen immer wieder für Aufsehen. Doch über die Hintergründe dieser Aktionen war bislang kaum etwas bekannt. In seinem packend geschriebenen Enthüllungsbuch deckt der israelische Geheimdienstexperte Ronen Bergman nun erstmals die ganze Dimension eines Schattenkriegs auf, der seit Jahrzehnten im Geheimen ausgetragen wird. Er beschreibt die Erfolge und Misserfolge der zum Teil unbekannten Attentate, benennt Opfer, Täter und Verantwortliche und fragt, welchen Preis Staat und Gesellschaft in Israel für ihre Sicherheit bezahlen.
The Great Operations of Israel's Secret Service
Author: Michael Bar-Zohar,Nissim Mishal
Publisher: Robson Press
Mossad unveils the defining and most dangerous operations, unknown heroes, and mysterious agents of the world's most respected--and most enigmatic--intelligence service. Here are the thrilling stories of daring top secret missions, including 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. Drawn from intensive research and exclusive interviews with Israeli leaders and Mossad operatives, this riveting history brings to life the brave agents, deadly villains, and major battlegrounds that have shaped Israel and the world at large for more than sixty years.
Das Geheimdienstarchiv als Quelle und Medium der Wissensproduktion
Author: Thomas Großbölting,Sabine Kittel
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
Was lesen wir in Akten von Geheimdiensten? Welche »Wirklichkeit« und wessen »Wahrheit« lässt sich daraus rekonstruieren? Ob Akten der Staatssicherheit der DDR oder Aufzeichnungen des Verfassungsschutzes – Geheimdienstakten sind dadurch geprägt, dass ihre Verfasser die Welt als »Feind« wahrnehmen. In den Quellen der Dienste wimmelt es dementsprechend von Spionen, Konterrevolutionären oder kommunistischen Infiltranten, die den jeweils eigenen Staat in seiner Existenz zu gefährden drohen. Diese Perspektivverzerrung wird verstärkt durch die Aura des Geheimen: Geheimdienstliche Tätigkeit findet jenseits von Debatte, Kritik und Korrektur statt. Wie es gelingt, diese spezifisch geprägten Quellen dennoch für die Forschung und einen Erkenntnisgewinn zu nutzen, zeigen die Beiträge des Sammelbandes. Die Autorinnen und Autoren diskutieren vor ihrem jeweiligen disziplinären Hintergrund, wie geheimdienstliche Sprache und Eigenlogiken die Wahrnehmung von Ereignissen und Handlungen sowie die daraus abgeleiteten Strategien prägten.
The Institute for Intelligence and Special Tasks
Author: Matt Webster
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Describes the history and current goals of Israel's intelligence service, the Mossad.
Author: Frank Clements
The Israeli Institute for Intelligence and Special Services, the Mossad, is pobably the best known of the world's intelligence services, one of the most sespected and, certainly, one of the most intriguing. However, despite its fame, the available literature, other than Hebrew, is limited and scattered amongst a variety of subject areas because the tentacles of the Mossad are similarly varied. The aim of this volume is to document the range of English language material available on «f Mossad from its pre-official origins in Europe during the Second World War to e present period of the Middle East peace process. The organization had its origins in the aftermath of the Holocaust, being the agency responsible for organizing the illegal Jewish immigration into Palestine before becoming officially constituted in 1951. Since its formation the Mossad has been intimately involved in each of the significant events in Israel's history, including actions against its Arab neighbors, the hunting of wanted Nazis, spectacular actions such as the raid on Entebbe to free the hostages, counter-terrorist activities, and high technology espionage against friend and foe alike. This bibliography will be of interest to researchers covering intelligence activities and to students, scholars, and librarians interested in the history of Israel and its relations with its Arab neighbors. The early material on the Mossad will also be of special concern to students of the Holocaust and its aftermath.
The Untold Stories of Israel's Most Effective Secret Service
Author: Mike Livingston
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Discover the untold stories of Israel's most effective Secret Service... Depending on whom you ask, the Mossad can be seen as a legion of heroes or a group of villains. Officially, the Mossad is an intelligence agency responsible for intelligence collection, covert operations, counterterrorism, bringing Jews to Israel, and protecting Jewish communities. But one thing is clear: they're endorsed by the State of Israel, meaning they're endorsed to kill. Now, in this book, you'll discover many of the Mossad's covert operations-including the ones not often talked about...the ones that shame...and those that are best left forgotten. Secrets of this highly tactical organization will be revealed, including information not available to the public With this information in hand you'll have myriad perspectives on the Mossad. You'll know whether you deem them saints-or if they are the epitome of a killing machine. Or you may be neutral to their actions, understanding that the Mossad does what it has to at times.In any way, this books aims to give details on the Mossad's covert missions in fairly objective terms. After reading this book, you'll learn: All about the Mossad's high profile assassinations (including hits on renowned leaders) The Mossad's successful and failed missions About the Mossad's most controversial missions The casualties involved in their missions Aspects of the Mossad that have been veiled...until now About the criticism its gotten by a prominent ex-Mossad agent About the capture of the "Butcher of Rig" How people who help Mossad's enemies get assassinated About Mossad's role in embarrassing the Soviet Union How the Mossad gains the trust of its allies and enemies About the sudden assassinations of German and Egyptian Scientists And much, much more... Download this book today and discover the Mossads deathly missions...its quest for redemption...and its statement to the entire worly
Die Mordkommandos der Geheimdienste
Author: Egmont R. Koch
Publisher: Aufbau Digital
Category: Political Science
Mord im Auftrag des Staates Drohnen, Scharfschützen, Bomben, Giftanschläge – durch Hinrichtungen sind inzwischen mehr als 3000 Menschen im Auftrag demokratisch gewählter Regierungen getötet worden – ohne Prozess, ohne das Recht auf Verteidigung und mit dem Risiko tödlicher Fehler. Egmont R. Koch weist in seinem aufsehenerregenden Buch nach, dass nicht nur Stasi und KGB sich über Recht und Gesetz stellten. Er enthüllt die skandalösen Mordpraktiken, mit denen Mossad und CIA unter dem Deckmantel der Terrorismusbekämpfung jenseits des Völkerrechts agieren.
Wie ich Putins Staatsfeind Nr. 1 wurde
Author: Bill Browder
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
Category: Political Science
Moskau nach dem Zerfall der Sowjetunion: Die Oligarchen sichern sich die Pfründe und machen ein Vermögen. Der Amerikaner Bill Browder nutzt die Gunst der Stunde und investiert in aufstrebende Unternehmen. Doch dann kommt er Putin und seiner Politik in die Quere: Er wird erpresst, verfolgt und bedroht. In einem Rechtsstaat kann man sich dagegen wehren. Aber nicht in einem Russland, wo Willkür und Tyrannei herrschen. Browders Anwalt Sergej Magnitski wird unter fadenscheinigen Vorwänden inhaftiert, gefoltert und schließlich im Gefängnis erschlagen. Aber Bill Browder gibt nicht auf. Als Menschenrechtsaktivist macht er international Druck auf Putin. Eine wahre Geschichte – packend geschrieben wie ein Thriller.
Author: Ami Pedahzur
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Category: Social Science
While Mossad is known as one of the world's most successful terrorist-fighting organizations, the state of Israel has, more than once and on many levels, risked the lives of its agents and soldiers through unwise intelligence-based intervention. The elimination of Palestinian leaders and militants has not decreased the incidence of Palestinian terrorism, for example. In fact, these incidents have become more lethal than ever, and ample evidence suggests that the actions of Israeli intelligence have fueled terrorist activities across the globe. An expert on terror and political extremism, Ami Pedahzur argues that Israel's strict reliance on the elite units of the intelligence community is fundamentally flawed. A unique synthesis of memoir, academic research, and information gathered from print and online sources, Pedahzur's complex study explores this issue through Israel's past encounters with terrorists, specifically hostage rescue missions, the first and second wars in Lebanon, the challenges of the West Bank and Gaza, Palestinian terrorist groups, and Hezbollah. He brings a rare transparency to Israel's counterterrorist activities, highlighting their successes and failures and the factors that have contributed to these results. From the foundations of this analysis, Pedahzur ultimately builds a strategy for future confrontation that will be relevant not only to Israel but also to other countries that have adopted Israel's intelligence-based model.
A History of Israel's Intelligence Services
Author: Ian Black,Benny Morris
Publisher: Grove Press
Surveys Israeli intelligence operations from the 1930s to the Ostrovsky affair and describes relations with the American intelligence community
The 30-Year Clandestine Struggle Against the World's Most Dangerous Terrorist Power
Author: Ronen Bergman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Political Science
For twenty-six years, Iran has waged an international terrorist war while the intelligence services of the West, led by Mossad and the CIA, have waged a relentless, mostly clandestine counter-jihad in return. Though Iran has become a quietly looming threat, little has been revealed about this intelligence-based war. Now, Ronen Bergman, Israel’s leading reporter and analyst of intelligence affairs, has written a full account of this secret war. He connected the dots of the long history of Iranian backed terrorist attacks, and revealed for the first time many classified operations against the Iranian terrorist network, including details about collaborations between Israel’s Mossad and the CIA and FBI; thrilling Mossad operations, the successful recruitment of top insiders of Iranian intelligence, who have disclosed a wealth of information about Iran’s nuclear program as well as it’s terrorist activities; and the use of ultra-sophisticated surveillance equipment to penetrate and damage Iranian targets. From the Iranian proxy Hizbollah’s planning of terrorists attacks from apartments in New York City, to Iran’s training of an army of work Iraqi insurgents in the techniques of suicide bombing and the making of improvised explosive devises, he showed Iran has steadily waged war against the West.
Ein Bericht von der Banalität des Bösen
Author: Hannah Arendt
Publisher: Piper Verlag
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Der ehemalige SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann gilt als einer der Hauptverantwortlichen für die »Endlösung« der Juden in Europa. Der Prozess gegen ihn fand 1961 in Jerusalem statt. Hannah Arendts Prozessbericht wurde von ihr 1964 als Buch publiziert und brachte eine Lawine ins Rollen: Es stieß bei seinem Erscheinen auf heftige Ablehnung in Israel, Deutschland und in den USA– und wurde zu einem Klassiker wie kaum ein anderes vergleichbares Werk zur Zeitgeschichte und ihrer Deutung.
Author: Tony Geraghty
Publisher: Pegasus Books
A hard-hitting history of special-forces operations over the past fifty years in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. After eight challenging years in Afghanistan, the new U.S. strategy, aimed at winning hearts and minds rather than search-and-destroy, refocuses the conflict on Special Forces: unorthodox soldiers who work outside of traditional military forces to combine secret military operations with nation building. Tony Geraghty, an expert author in this field for almost thirty years, unveils the extraordinary evolution of this refined style of war-making from its roots in anti-guerrilla warfare in Ireland and Palestine, by way of the creation of the C.I.A., the S.A.S., the Green Berets, America’s Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S.), and many others, including Mossad. This history is more than a tale of derring-do, although James Bond-like characters stalk every page. It is a sweeping examination of Black Ops at a time when they represent the future of an open-ended global war against terrorism.
Die wahre Geschichte des britischen Geheimdienstes
Author: Christopher M. Andrew
The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations
Author: Ronen Bergman
Publisher: Random House
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The first definitive history of the Mossad, Shin Bet, and the IDF’s targeted killing programs, hailed by The New York Times as “an exceptional work, a humane book about an incendiary subject.” WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD IN HISTORY NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY JENNIFER SZALAI, THE NEW YORK TIMES NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Economist • The New York Times Book Review • BBC History Magazine • Mother Jones • Kirkus Reviews The Talmud says: “If someone comes to kill you, rise up and kill him first.” This instinct to take every measure, even the most aggressive, to defend the Jewish people is hardwired into Israel’s DNA. From the very beginning of its statehood in 1948, protecting the nation from harm has been the responsibility of its intelligence community and armed services, and there is one weapon in their vast arsenal that they have relied upon to thwart the most serious threats: Targeted assassinations have been used countless times, on enemies large and small, sometimes in response to attacks against the Israeli people and sometimes preemptively. In this page-turning, eye-opening book, journalist and military analyst Ronen Bergman—praised by David Remnick as “arguably [Israel’s] best investigative reporter”—offers a riveting inside account of the targeted killing programs: their successes, their failures, and the moral and political price exacted on the men and women who approved and carried out the missions. Bergman has gained the exceedingly rare cooperation of many current and former members of the Israeli government, including Prime Ministers Shimon Peres, Ehud Barak, Ariel Sharon, and Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as high-level figures in the country’s military and intelligence services: the IDF (Israel Defense Forces), the Mossad (the world’s most feared intelligence agency), Caesarea (a “Mossad within the Mossad” that carries out attacks on the highest-value targets), and the Shin Bet (an internal security service that implemented the largest targeted assassination campaign ever, in order to stop what had once appeared to be unstoppable: suicide terrorism). Including never-before-reported, behind-the-curtain accounts of key operations, and based on hundreds of on-the-record interviews and thousands of files to which Bergman has gotten exclusive access over his decades of reporting, Rise and Kill First brings us deep into the heart of Israel’s most secret activities. Bergman traces, from statehood to the present, the gripping events and thorny ethical questions underlying Israel’s targeted killing campaign, which has shaped the Israeli nation, the Middle East, and the entire world. “A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative.”—John le Carré
The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration
Author: Ben Shapiro
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Political Science
Now in paperback, New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro presents a comprehensive case against Barack Obama’s abuses of power during his time in office. From the DOJ to the NSA, from the EPA to the Department of Health and Human Services, Barack Obama’s administration has become a labyrinth of corruption and overreach touching every aspect of Americans’ lives. The People vs. Barack Obama strips away the soft media picture of the Obama administration to reveal a regime motivated by pure, unbridled power and details how each scandal has led to dozens of instances of as-yet-unprosecuted counts of espionage, involuntary manslaughter, violation of internal revenue laws, bribery, and obstruction of justice. The story of the Obama administration is a story of abuse, corruption, and venality on the broadest scale ever to spring from the office of the presidency. President Obama may be the culmination of a century of government growth—but more important, he is the apotheosis of the imperial presidency. Obama chooses when to enforce immigration laws, delays his own Obamacare proposals when it is politically convenient to do so, micromanages the economy, attacks the Supreme Court, Congress, and the sovereign states. And he proclaims that he alone is the voice of the people while encroaching on their rights. In The People vs. Barack Obama, Ben Shapiro brings Obama into the people’s court and addresses each of his abuses of power.
Israel's Most Secret Service
Author: Ronald Payne
Publisher: Bantam Press
Category: Intelligence operations - History
Simple Steps To A Life-long Habit of Enjoyable & Rewarding Reading
Author: Martin Udogie
It doesn’t take days or weeks or months to read a book. It takes hours. READ MORE explains how. Most people readily admit that reading books is beneficial, and wish they could read a bit more, and in some cases, a lot more. But most people also have what seem like perfectly valid excuses for not reading, chief among which are lack of time, work-load and responsibility. Yes, they all seem perfectly understandable excuses until you read this book, and discover accounts of people going out of their way to indulge in the habit, from Rudi Giuliani, who, as New York Mayor during 9-11, finally arrived home at past 2 A.M. on the night of that fateful day, and still picked up a book to read; to Barack Obama who went on a one-week vacation in 2010, with over 2,300 pages of reading; to George W. Bush whose formula for reading was to enter into a reading contest with his top presidential aide, Karl Rove. Then there is the challenge of the 99% majority, for whom affordability might also be a ready excuse. Yet, Dr. Ben Carson, today a world-famous neurosurgeon and bestselling author, traces his turnaround to the reading habit instilled in him in fifth grade by his single mother who wasn’t even literate at the time. And there are several other examples. But what of the other 1%, the rich and famous, for whom, time is priceless? Bill Gates as CEO of Microsoft had a Think Week, dedicated to reading. And as Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew took out time to “recharge his batteries” at Harvard. A commitment to a regime of habitual reading takes more than mental conviction. It takes doing. And unlike what most people have come to believe, reading a book doesn’t take days or weeks. It takes hours. This book demonstrates how, and reveals other simple steps that anyone can follow, to develop a life-time habit of enjoyable reading, and reap its rewards.