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Author Tyler, Patrick.
Title Fortress Israel : the inside story of the military elite who run the country--and why they can't make peace / Patrick Tyler.
Published New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
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 Floor2  DS126.6.A2 T95 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description 562 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Murder in Tehran -- Ben-Gurion : the origins of militarism -- The destruction of Israel's second prime minister -- Suez Crisis : Ben-Gurion goes to war -- Israel as "detonator" -- The rise of the generals -- Six-Day War : the military revolts -- War as policy : Nasser and the PLO -- The high price of militarism : Yom Kippur -- Rabin : from general to prime minister -- Begin : a peace to enable war -- The Sabra Caesar : Sharon in Lebanon -- Protecting the ruling elite -- Intifada : the intimate enemy awakes -- Peace strategy : the new Yitzhak -- Oslo : wary generals waging peace -- Bibi against the military elite -- Barak : the arrogance of power -- Sharon : the last campaign against Arafat -- At wit's end : killing the paraplegic preacher -- Olmert : putting Lebanon back twenty years -- War (on Syria) war (on Gaza) war (on Iran?).
Subject Prime ministers -- Israel -- Biography.
Politicians -- Israel -- Biography.
Generals -- Israel -- Biography.
Israel -- Politics and government.
Civil-military relations -- Israel.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Influence.
ISBN 0374281041 (alk. paper)
9780374281045 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 774213755