A History of Israel's Intelligence Services

Author: Ian Black,Benny Morris

Publisher: Grove Press

ISBN: 9780802132864

Category: History

Page: 634

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Surveys Israeli intelligence operations from the 1930s to the Ostrovsky affair and describes relations with the American intelligence community
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Author: Patrick A. Means

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 1585580953

Category: Self-Help

Page: 288

View: 4269

The need to talk honestly about the real issues facing Christian men has never been greater. Though they may feel reluctant to seek help and embarrassed to admit it, many men are fighting secret wars against stress, burnout, unhealthy relationships, temptation, and sexuality. What many don't know, however, is that these battles can be won. This newly repackaged edition of Men's Secret Wars provides tested strategies for defeating the secrets that threaten men's private lives. Through the candid stories from the author and other men who have fought similar battles, readers will learn to recognize the "at risk" factors that precede the development of a secret life and will take comfort in the fact that they are not alone in their struggles. Includes new writing from the author, personal growth questions, and a leader's guide for small groups.
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Last Days of the Marvel Universe

Author: Al Ewing,Cullen Bunn,Nathan Edmondson,G. Willow Wilson

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 1302488422

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 528

View: 4479

Before Secret Wars arrives, everything must end! In the final hours of the Marvel Universe, everyone is a Mighty Avenger! Facing Ragnarok, King Loki makes his move! Magneto, once Earth's enemy, fights to be its savior! Black Widow meets her fate still seeking redemption! On the brink of disaster, Ms. Marvel meets Captain Marvel! Punisher goes out with a bang! Silk seeks her family before the sky falls! Ant-Man dances with destiny! Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA AND THE MIGHTY AVENGERS #8-9, LOKI: AGENT OF ASGARD #14-17, MAGNETO #18-21, BLACK WIDOW #19-20, MS. MARVEL #16-19, THE PUNISHER #19-20, SILVER SURFER #13-15, ANT-MAN: LAST DAYS #1, SILK #7, and SPIDER-WOMAN #10.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Marvel

ISBN: 9780785198840

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 224

View: 6061

The Marvel Universe is no more! The interdimensional Incursions have eliminated each and every dimension one by one - and now, despite the best eff orts of the scientists, sages and superhumans of both dimensions, the Marvel Universe and Ultimate Universe have collided with one another...and been destroyed! Now, all that exists in the vast empty cosmos is a single titanic patchwork planet, made of the fragmented remains of hundreds of devastated dimensions: Battleworld! And the survivors of this multiversal catastrophe must learn to survive in this strange new realm! What strange creatures inhabit this world? Which familiar faces will make their return? And what happens when the various realms go to war? The Marvel Universe is dead...and the victors of the Secret Wars will determine what comes next! COLLECTING: Free Comic Book Day 2015 Secret Wars 0 (Secret Wars story), Secret Wars 1-9
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Covert Conflict in International Politics

Author: Austin Carson

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691184240

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

View: 1867

Secret Wars is the first book to systematically analyze the ways powerful states covertly participate in foreign wars, showing a recurring pattern of such behavior stretching from World War I to U.S.-occupied Iraq. Investigating what governments keep secret during wars and why, Austin Carson argues that leaders maintain the secrecy of state involvement as a response to the persistent concern of limiting war. Keeping interventions “backstage” helps control escalation dynamics, insulating leaders from domestic pressures while communicating their interest in keeping a war contained. Carson shows that covert interventions can help control escalation, but they are almost always detected by other major powers. However, the shared value of limiting war can lead adversaries to keep secret the interventions they detect, as when American leaders concealed clashes with Soviet pilots during the Korean War. Escalation concerns can also cause leaders to ignore covert interventions that have become an open secret. From Nazi Germany’s role in the Spanish Civil War to American covert operations during the Vietnam War, Carson presents new insights about some of the most influential conflicts of the twentieth century. Parting the curtain on the secret side of modern war, Secret Wars provides important lessons about how rival state powers collude and compete, and the ways in which they avoid outright military confrontations.
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How and why the United Kingdom sponsors conflict around the world

Author: T. J. Coles

Publisher: CLAIRVIEW BOOKS

ISBN: 1905570783

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

View: 2658

In a devastating analysis, T. J. Coles reveals the true extent of Britain’s covert foreign policy that supports war, conflict and oppression around the world. Unbeknownst to the broad population, the Shadow State sponsors a ‘new world order’ that allies Britain with America’s quest for global power – what the Pentagon calls ‘Full Spectrum Dominance’. Coles documents how British operatives have interfered in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Iran and Yemen with the aim of deposing unwanted regimes. In doing so, they have helped create extensive terrorist networks across the Middle East, reviving previously-failing Jihadist groups such as ISIL, which has now transformed into an international terror franchise. In addition to waging clandestine wars in the Middle East, the secret services have used the military to run drugs by proxy in Colombia, train death squads in Bangladesh, and support instability in Ukraine, where NATO’s strategic encroachment on Russia is drawing the world closer to terminal nuclear confrontation. Coles unearths Britain’s involvement in the recent ethnic cleansing of Tamil civilians by the Sri Lankan government, the invasion of Somalia by Somali and Ethiopian warlords, and Indonesia’s atrocities in Papua. He also exposes the extensive use of drones for murder and intimidation across the Middle East and elsewhere.
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The Evolution of a Commander in Chief

Author: Richard Sale

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429933992

Category: Political Science

Page: 512

View: 2224

A popular yet polarizing force long after leaving office, Bill Clinton is still criticized by right-wingers as a president who was weak in his foreign policy. Veteran reporter Richard Sale takes us beneath partisan rhetoric and documents the learning curve of our nation’s 42nd President, showing his evolution as a strong leader on the world stage. Using confidential sources in the administration itself, Sale reports on Clinton’s covert ops in such arenas as the Balkans and Middle East, revealing a leader who spearheaded the fight against Slobodan Milosevic, bombed Saddam Hussein, targeted Osama bin Laden, and prevented al-Qaeda from establishing a stronghold in the incendiary Balkans region. Ultimately, and revealingly, Clinton emerges at the end of his term in office as a tough-as-nails commander in chief in the same vein as Ronald Reagan. This “fly on the wall” look at a generation-defining leader provides an invaluable window into the presidency of Bill Clinton in the world arena.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Marvel Enterprises

ISBN: 9780785118732

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 336

View: 3258

"The fate of the entire Mavel Universe hangs in the balance as all of Earth's greatest superheroes face their deadliest foes on the mysterious planet known as Battleworld."-p. [4] of cover.
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Author: Marsha Means

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 1441201017

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

View: 3715

When a wife discovers her husband is entangled in sexual sin, she's devastated. This book offers proactive steps to help her heal.
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Author: Jonathan Hickman

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 1302482734

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 224

View: 3231

When Latverian Prime Minister Lucia Von Bardas funds a group of supervillans as a means of wreaking terror on American soil. and the U.S. government refuses to overthrow the Latverian government, S.H.I.E.L.D's Nick Furry is forced to call upon Spider-Man, Captain America, Daredevil, Black Widow, Luke Cage, Wolverine and Daisy Johnson to help.
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Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945

Author: Max Hastings

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062259296

Category: History

Page: 640

View: 2837

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From one of the foremost historians of the period and the acclaimed author of Inferno and Catastrophe: 1914, The Secret War is a sweeping examination of one of the most important yet underexplored aspects of World War II—intelligence—showing how espionage successes and failures by the United States, Britain, Russia, Germany, and Japan influenced the course of the war and its final outcome. Spies, codes, and guerrillas played unprecedentedly critical roles in the Second World War, exploited by every nation in the struggle to gain secret knowledge of its foes, and to sow havoc behind the fronts. In The Secret War, Max Hastings presents a worldwide cast of characters and some extraordinary sagas of intelligence and resistance, to create a new perspective on the greatest conflict in history
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Author: Paul Tobin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780785144434

Category: Graphic novels

Page: 128

View: 7114

Ten superheroes and ten supervillains are captured by an omnipotent entity known as the Beyonder and forced to fight each other on a desolate world.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Marvel

ISBN: 9780785158301

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 264

View: 7590

Last time Earth's heroes encountered the Beyonder, they fought for their lives. This time, they fight for all existence! A year after kidnapping the most powerful beings on Earth and pitting them against one another in a "Secret War" on a distant world, the omnipotent Beyonder comes to Earth to continue his study of humanity. However, a being so powerful and so naïve is a dangerous combination. As the Beyonder's understanding slowly grows, so too do his own desires - and even the lord of lies, Mephisto, fears what the Beyonder might finally decide he desires. Because if the Beyonder decides he wants to end all that is, even the combined might of the universe's cosmic powers might not be enough to stop him! Collecting SECRET WARS II #1-9.
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Author: Matt Myklusch

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 141699565X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 560

View: 7871

Twelve-year-old Jack may be the Imagine Nation's only hope of fending off a new Rustov attack, with the help of his fellow superheroes-in-training, but the virus he carries, and Jonas's suspicions, provide new complications.
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Author: Jim Shooter

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 0785170936

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 496

View: 6479

"I am from Beyond! Slay your enemies and all you desire shall be yours! Nothing you dream of is impossible for me to accomplish!" With those words began an era of change rarely rivaled before or since as an awesome entity set heroes and villains against each other, only to learn that the difference between the two was not so clear-cut as it seemed! Loyalties, loves, and line-ups change in the mini-series where one world's battles shook a universe! Plus: new looks for Spider-Man, the Thing, and more! Starring the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the X-Men, and villains of all kinds! Collects Secret Wars (1984) #1-12.
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Author: Bob Woodward

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471109879

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

View: 9633

Veilis the story of the covert wars that were waged in Central America, Iran and Libya in a secretive atmosphere and became the centerpieces and eventual time bombs of American foreign policy in the 1980s.
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Author: Marvel Comics

Publisher: Marvel Entertainment

ISBN: 1302484192

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: N.A

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Deadpool's Secret Secret Wars 1-4, Secret Wars (1984) 1
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Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power

Author: David E. Sanger

Publisher: Crown Pub

ISBN: 0307718026

Category: Political Science

Page: 476

View: 8514

Presents an assessment of Obama's foreign-policy challenges and achievements addressing questions from the outcomes of radically different approaches to American national security to the ways in which fiscal constraints have affected American power.
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CIA and Pentagon covert operations from World War II through the Persian Gulf

Author: John Prados

Publisher: Ivan R Dee

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 572

View: 7319

In this newly revised and updated edition of his essential work, John Prados adds his concluding findings on U.S. covert operations in Angola, Afghanistan, Nicaragua, and the Persian Gulf. Acclaimed as a landmark book about U.S. intelligence agencies in the postwar era, Presidents' Secret Wars describes the secret warfare mounted by the president, the CIA, and the Pentagon'Ź ;operations aimed at altering the destinies of nations and the course of global politics. Mr. Prados uses many newly declassified documents to open a vital window on this most secret aspect of American foreign policy. "A worthy and informative book"'Ź ;Washington Post. "An important book....Prados's recounting of the often neglected early days of the C.I.A. and its covert activities is especially enlightening."'Ź ;New York Times Book Review. 'ŹSFor those concerned with the study of intelligence, Presidents' Secret Wars will be highly useful because Dr. Prados has done serious archival research....This volume moves the study of covert operations to a higher and more sophisticated plane"'Ź ;Intelligence and National Security.
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One Hundred Years of British Intelligence Inside MI5 and MI6

Author: Gordon Thomas

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429945769

Category: Political Science

Page: 448

View: 8984

Gordon Thomas has established himself as a leading expert on the intelligence community. He returns here on the one hundredth anniversaries of Britain's Security and Secret Intelligence Services to provide the definitive history of the famed MI5 and MI6. These agencies rank as two of the oldest and most powerful in the world, and Thomas's wide-sweeping history chronicles a century of both triumphs and failures. He recounts the roles that British intelligence played in the Allied victory in World War II; the postwar treachery of Great Britain's own agents; the defection of Soviet agents and the intricate process of "handling" them; the often frigid relationship that both agencies have had with the CIA, European spy services, and the Mossad; the cooperation between the British and Americans in the search for Osama bin Laden; and the ways in which MI5 and MI6 have fought biological warfare espionage and space terrorism. All told, this is the story of two agencies led by men---and women---who are enigmatic, eccentric, and controversial, and who ruthlessly control their spies. Based on prodigious research and interviews with significant players from inside the British intelligence community, this is a rich and even delicious history packed with intrigue and information that only the author could have attained.
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