In the key international of spies and covert operations, no different intelligence carrier is still as surrounded through fable and secret because the Mossad. Gordon Thomas finds that every one too usually the reality exceeds the entire fantasies concerning the Mossad. Revised and up-to-date for 2015, this re-creation comprises:
- Mossad's mystery assembly in 2013 with Saudi Arabia's intelligence leader to plot for Israel to take advantage of Saudi to assault Iran may still the Geneva dialogue fail to be commemorated by means of Iran.
- The assault on Iraq's nuclear reactor that may be the flight route to an assault on Iran's nuclear facilities.
- Mossad's new cyber-war unit getting ready to release its personal pre-emptive strike.
- Why Mossad's former director, Meir Dagan, has spoken out opposed to an assault on Iran.
- Mossad brokers who function within the "Dark facet" of the net to trace terrorists.
- Mossad's drone and its first killing.
- Mossad's position within the safeguard of Israel's Embassy in Cairo in the course of the Arab Spring.
- An creation to Mossad's new director, Tamir Pardo.
These and different gorgeous info mix to give Gideon's Spies the experience of urgency and relevance that's attribute of actually engrossing nonfiction.
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