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Fortress Israel

The Inside Story of the Military Elite Who Run the Country--and Why They Can't Make Peace

Patrick Tyler

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Patrick Tyler worked for twelve years at The Washington Post before joining The New York Times in 1990, where he served as chief correspondent. His books include Running Critical, A Great Wall (which won the 2000 Lionel Gelber Prize), and A World of Trouble. He lives in Washington, D.C.