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The Resource The ghost warriors : inside Israel's undercover war against suicide terrorism, Samuel M. Katz

The ghost warriors : inside Israel's undercover war against suicide terrorism, Samuel M. Katz

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The ghost warriors : inside Israel's undercover war against suicide terrorism
Title
The ghost warriors
Title remainder
inside Israel's undercover war against suicide terrorism
Statement of responsibility
Samuel M. Katz
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The untold story of the Ya'mas, Israel's special forces undercover team that infiltrated Palestinian terrorist strongholds during the Second Intifada. It was the deadliest terror campaign ever mounted against a nation in modern times: the al-Aqsa, or Second, Intifada. This is the untold story of how Israel fought back with an elite force of undercover operatives, drawn from the nation's diverse backgrounds and ethnicities--and united in their ability to walk among the enemy as no one else dared. Beginning in late 2000, as black smoke rose from burning tires and rioters threw rocks in the streets, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and Arafat's Palestinian Authority embarked on a strategy of sending their terrorists to slip undetected into Israel's towns and cities to set the country ablaze, unleashing suicide attacks at bus stops, discos, pizzerias--wherever people gathered. But Israel fielded some of the most capable and cunning special operations forces in the world. The Ya'mas, Israel National Police Border Guard undercover counterterrorists special operations units, became Israel's eyes-on-target response. Launched on intelligence provided by the Shin Bet, indigenous Arabic-speaking Dovrim, or "Speakers," operating in the West Bank, Jerusalem, and Gaza infiltrated the treacherous confines where the terrorists lived hidden in plain sight, and set the stage for the intrepid tactical specialists who often found themselves under fire and outnumbered in their effort to apprehend those responsible for the carnage inside Israel. This is their compelling true story: a tale of daring and deception that could happen only in the powder keg of the modern Middle East. INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS AND MAPS"--
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1963-
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Katz, Samuel M.
Dewey number
363.325/16095694
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV8242.2.A2
LC item number
K38 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Misheret Yirael
  • Counterterrorism
  • Undercover operations
  • Undercover operations
  • Undercover operations
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • Al-Aqsa Intifada, 2000-
  • Gaza Strip
  • West Bank
Label
The ghost warriors : inside Israel's undercover war against suicide terrorism, Samuel M. Katz
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-380) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn913957604
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 408 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781592409013
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015025459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)913957604
Label
The ghost warriors : inside Israel's undercover war against suicide terrorism, Samuel M. Katz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-380) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn913957604
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 408 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781592409013
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015025459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)913957604

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