By way of deception

They gave me an address on the main floor of the Hadar Dafna Building, an office tower on King Saul Boulevard, in Tel Aviv — later, I learned it was the Mossad headquarters building — one of those gray, bare concrete things popular in Israel. She became a lifeguard at the Mossad pool on the weekends when members' families were allowed in. Would you like to report poor quality or formatting in this book? The book starts with Ostrovsky's service in the Israeli Defense Forces. Although bare in mind the author is a defector and holds a serious grudge so he is not so balanced himself.

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Rise and Kill First: That meant coming in and taking photos, measurements, paint chips, everything needed to guarantee that an exact replica of an item could be produced, but with a bug implanted in it. I went in, wearing a suit, and asked a clerk the manager's name.

By this time a guy behind me was standing really close, almost breathing down my neck. They pick the right people, wah necessarily the best people.

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He had two reasons for suggesting this: At that point, it would recommend Gibril' s name to the PMO, and the prime minister in turn would send it to a special judicial committee, so secret that the Israeli supreme court doesn't even know it exists. While Sherf had been speaking, another man had entered the room deceptioon sat down. Full of details, relatively interesting read. Great insite into a lf cloudy organization. Could I take a look to make sure it's the right angle?

On the other hand, all journalists have expe- rienced the high of responding to a tip, only to find that the story it leads to is a dandy. Even the Cuban DGI intelligence service has some 2, trained operatives posted across the world in Cuban diplomatic missions.

But I wanted to keep as close as I could to my real story. At the other end, you will come out as the best-qualified intelligence people in the world. It was finally happening. The main problem is that the author doesn't differentiate between his own experiences and things he's reporting from other sources; it becomes fairly obvious when you're reading it that most of the material is lifted -- whether from rumor, innuendo, scuttlebutt or legitimate reporting in other sources, I don't have the foggiest idea, because Ostrovsky's got all the citation chops of a fourth-rate potboiler, not a serious academic or political book.

Yet despite Halim's unwitting help, several key questions remained unanswered. Jun 04, Resonance rated it liked it. Ostrovsky does not conclude the narrative with any sort of overarching theme or message — he just sort of stops relating anecdotes when he catches up with the present.

One chapters was so full of details I got lost and did not understand what the Mosad operation had been about. But still I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with my life. Donovan, keeping his occupation vague to allow the greatest possible flexibility, said he dealt in international trade and suggested that maybe someday Halim would like to visit his villa in the country or join him for dinner while his wife was away.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Written by an ex-Mossad 'katsa', this book details everything about Mossad.

Ran would do a route first to make sure he hadn't been followed. I was elated when I was chosen and granted the privilege to join what I considered to be the elite team of the Mossad.

Many bby emerge around the structure of the organisation, and the activities carried out by some sections. Spurred by wwy expulsion, Palestinian fundamentalists wqy 12 Israelis this month, the highest single-month casualty figure since Decemberwhen the intifada started. He talks about why he decided to retire. He gave Halim his business card — a front, of course, but nonetheless an actual office, complete with a sign and secretary should Halim call or come looking, at an impressive address in a renovated building near the top of the Champs Elysees.

The neviot could have broken in without a key, but why take added risks of detection if you can arrange simply to walk through the front door as if you really belonged there? But they don't reveal that.

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Ostrovsky admits he doesn't have "a shred of evidence" to support his theory, which in my view is extremely dubious. You phone several times and ask the same question, and the guy answering the phone gets angrier each time because you've got the wrong number. Recruits to this faux-Al Qaeda were given weapons most of them didn't work and money provided by "Palestinian collaborators with Israel," three of whom are in a Palestinian jail.

Drception, when Halim had told Magal he wanted to become a regular client, she had given him the name of her friend at Donovan's suggestion.