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Man in the Shadows

Man in the Shadows

Inside the Middle East Crisis with a Man Who Led the Mossad

Efraim Halevy

St. Martin's Griffin


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Israel's Mossad is one of the world's most powerful intelligence agencies. Having served as its director, Efraim Halevy has witnessed the Middle East crisis from the inside-out. As the secret envoy to prime ministers ranging from Yitzhak Rabin to Ariel Sharon, Halevy was privy to many of the top-level negotiations that changed the landscape of the region—and, in turn, the rest of the modern world. In Man in the Shadows, he provides a fascinating, deeply informed look at the secret workings and global repercussions of Mossad's fight against Islamic terror, and writes with passion and authority about such topics as:

September 11, 2001: What the Mossad knew before and after the attacks; his critique of the 9/11 report; and his assertion that we haven't seen the worst of radical Islam

His candid thoughts about the Bush Administration; George Tenet and his dismissal; the assassination attempt of Hamas leader Khaled Mashal; and other key players in the war on terror

Iraq: From Operation Desert Storm to the WMD crisis to the war of the present day, Halevy offers a modern history of the region, as well as an action-plan for the future

…and more. By turns a powerful history lesson and a roadmap to world peace, Man in the Shadows is a must-read for the twenty-first century.


Praise for Man in the Shadows

“By filtering events through the unfamiliar lens of the spymaster, Mr. Halevy gives a fresh twist to the story...” —The Economist

“Spotlights the most pressing and controversial areas where foreign and defense policy making, intelligence gathering, and political ambitions collide….” —The New York Sun

“At a time when we face unprecedented demands on intelligence, Halevy's insights…should be required reading.” —Dennis Ross, former American envoy to the Middle East

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About the author

Efraim Halevy

Efraim Halevy, the Mossad's director from 1998-2002 and Israel's ambassador to the E.U. from 1996-1998, is now the Head of the Center for Strategic and Policy Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Efraim Halevy

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Efraim Halevy

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