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The Resource Rise and kill first : the secret history of Israel's targeted assassinations, Ronen Bergman ; translated by Ronnie Hope

Rise and kill first : the secret history of Israel's targeted assassinations, Ronen Bergman ; translated by Ronnie Hope

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Rise and kill first : the secret history of Israel's targeted assassinations
Title
Rise and kill first
Title remainder
the secret history of Israel's targeted assassinations
Statement of responsibility
Ronen Bergman ; translated by Ronnie Hope
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an assessment of Israel's state-sponsored assassination programs that evaluates the protective beliefs that are instituted into every Israeli citizen, the role of assassination in the state's history, and the ethical challenges of Israel's policies on targeted killings
Cataloging source
PNX
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Bergman, Ronen
Dewey number
320.95694
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hope, Ronnie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Targeted killing
  • Israel
Label
Rise and kill first : the secret history of Israel's targeted assassinations, Ronen Bergman ; translated by Ronnie Hope
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 637-725) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In blood and fire -- A secret world is born -- The bureau for arranging meetings with God -- The entire Supreme Command, with one blow -- "As if the sky were falling on our heads" -- A series of catastrophes -- "Armed struggle is the only way to liberate Palestine" -- Meir Dagan and his expertise -- The PLO goes international -- "I have no problem with anyone that I've killed" -- "Wrong identification of a target is not a failure. It's a mistake." -- Hubris -- Death in the toothpaste -- A pack of wild dogs -- "Abu Nidal, abu shmidal" -- Black flag -- The Shin Bet coup -- Then came a spark -- Intifada -- Nebuchadnezzar -- Green storm rising -- The age of the drone -- Mughniyeh's revenge -- "Just one switch, off and on" -- "Bring us the head of Ayyash" -- "Sly as a snake, naïve as a little child" -- A low point -- All-out war -- "More suicide bombers than explosive vests" -- "The target has been eliminated, but the operation failed" -- The rebellion in Unit 8200 -- Picking anemones -- The radical front -- Killing Maurice -- Impressive tactical success, disastrous strategic failure
Control code
on1019731689
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 753 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400069712
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1019731689
Label
Rise and kill first : the secret history of Israel's targeted assassinations, Ronen Bergman ; translated by Ronnie Hope
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 637-725) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In blood and fire -- A secret world is born -- The bureau for arranging meetings with God -- The entire Supreme Command, with one blow -- "As if the sky were falling on our heads" -- A series of catastrophes -- "Armed struggle is the only way to liberate Palestine" -- Meir Dagan and his expertise -- The PLO goes international -- "I have no problem with anyone that I've killed" -- "Wrong identification of a target is not a failure. It's a mistake." -- Hubris -- Death in the toothpaste -- A pack of wild dogs -- "Abu Nidal, abu shmidal" -- Black flag -- The Shin Bet coup -- Then came a spark -- Intifada -- Nebuchadnezzar -- Green storm rising -- The age of the drone -- Mughniyeh's revenge -- "Just one switch, off and on" -- "Bring us the head of Ayyash" -- "Sly as a snake, naïve as a little child" -- A low point -- All-out war -- "More suicide bombers than explosive vests" -- "The target has been eliminated, but the operation failed" -- The rebellion in Unit 8200 -- Picking anemones -- The radical front -- Killing Maurice -- Impressive tactical success, disastrous strategic failure
Control code
on1019731689
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 753 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400069712
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1019731689

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