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    When the state of Israel achieved nationhood in 1948 it was seen as an ethical and moral experiment because of the role the Holocaust played in its creation along with its dominant Jewish culture Residing in a geographical region that had nothing but hatred for the new state it would be difficult to expect Israel to maintain the high standards that were expected of it The difficulty would morph into a nation that had

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    This is a really remarkable history of the violence undertaken by the modern Zionist movement starting all the way back from Mandate Palestine the wars against the postcolonial Arab states and ending with the pres

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    My feelings after reading this book is sense of despondency on the Israel’s political establishment Title of the last chapter succinctly captures the result of Israel's targeted killings ''Impressive tactical success Disastrous strategic failure'' The author could have easily turned this book into Israel’s glorificationbashing But his even handedness made this book such a great read Since this book deals with so m

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    Dang This is a phenomenal book that is eye opening in so many ways Going all the way back to early Zionism this book charts Israeli covert action against its myriad enemies The programs Bergman describes have been one of

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    The Badass Israeli Assassinthis is an archetype that has glued itself to the public imagination More cunning professional stylish than their bumbling goody two shoes gentile counterparts there are many grains of truth in this image Since its creation the state of Israel has developed a highly sophisticated parami

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    Four stars for a general reader five for those of us really interested in IsraelThe title is taken from a line in the Talmud “If someone comes to kill you rise up and kill him first” and is used as justifica

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    This book is much better than Mossad The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service has details about operations and most important talking about political situation and decisions made that lead to assassination Both books are h

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    Informative in many ways but NOT in one HUGE wayThis book is great for documenting how Mossad foreign intell Shin Bet domestic intel and Aman military intel combined to fight a variety of threats from various Palestinian groups including Fatah and Hamas plus Hezbullah in Lebanon and Syrian and other support for some terroristsIt documents typ

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    My favorite book of the year so farI've been looking for a comprehensive history of Israel's targeted assassinations since the clumsy video recorded assassination of Mahmoud al Mabhouh in Dubai made headlines worldwide in 2010 and finally I have found it a truly comprehensive journalistic and enlightening look at the history of Israel's targe

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    Wow This book is a monumental achievement and will leave your head spinning The sheer chutzpah and courage of many of Israel's intelligence operations over the last 80 years was incredible to read about but Bergman does much than tell incredible stories about crazy assassinations He is able to weave these stories into a narrative about the la

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Rise and Kill First The Inside Story and Secret Operations of Israel's Assassination Program

Ttacks against the Israeli people and sometimes preemptively In this page turning eye opening book journalist and military analyst Ronen Bergman 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 missionsBergman 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. The Badass Israeli Assassinthis is an archetype that has glued itself to the public imagination More cunning professional stylish than their bumbling goody two shoes gentile counterparts there are many grains of truth in this image Since its creation the state of Israel has developed a highly sophisticated paramilitary capability to annihilate the enemies of the Jewish people from Buenos Aires to Damascus and those who decide out of ideology greed or callous disregard to give aid to those enemies As a rule magicians never tell their secrets and prefer to die with them rather than loosen their lips The same can be said for the Guardians of Israel who like any good spies prefer misdirection strategic exaggeration and the occasional modest downplaying to keep what really happened under wra

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The first definitive history of the Mossad Shin Bet and the IDF’s targeted killing programs from the man hailed by David Remnick as “arguably Israel’s best investigative reporter” 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 a. When the state of Israel achieved nationhood in 1948 it was seen as an ethical and moral experiment because of the role the Holocaust played in its creation along with its dominant Jewish culture Residing in a geographical region that had nothing but hatred for the new state it would be difficult to expect Israel to maintain the high standards that were expected of it The difficulty would morph into a nation that had to protect itself from invasion and once that was beaten back it had to deal with constant attacks across its borders As a result Israel would take on the character of other countries and adopt measures that ran counter to expectations The evolution of Israel into an intelligence and military power to meet the needs of its citizens is explored in detail in Ronen Bergman s n

Read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Î Ronen Bergman

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 terrorismIncluding 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 uestions underlying Israel’s targeted killing campaign which has shaped the Israeli nation the Middle East and the entire worl. My favorite book of the year so farI ve been looking for a comprehensive history of Israel s targeted assassinations since the clumsy video recorded assassination of Mahmoud al Mabhouh in Dubai made headlines worldwide in 2010 and finally I have found it a truly comprehensive journalistic and enlightening look at the history of Israel s targeted killing program from the days preceding the 1948 foundation of the state to nearly the present day Rise and Kill First was everything I wanted to read and Not only do I feel far knowledgeable about the history of Israel and the Middle East as a region in the last eighty years than I did before reading this book but the dozens of assassinations and assassination attempts make for spellbinding reading Despite the worldwide perception of Israeli in

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  • 784
  • Rise and Kill First The Inside Story and Secret Operations of Israel's Assassination Program
  • Ronen Bergman
  • English
  • 08 January 2019
  • 9781400069712

About the Author: Ronen Bergman

Bergman was born in 1972 and grew up in Kiryat Bialik His mother was a teacher and his father was an accountant He is the youngest of three children As a boy he was a reporter for a youth television showHe studied law at the University of Haifa and graduated cum laude from its law school He is a member of the Israeli Bar He also studied history and international relations at the Universit