Conflict in the Middle East

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In warfare, the battles grab most of the attention. But there is also a secret history to every war. In this series we look at this hidden world of spies, double agents, assassins, and saboteurs, and learn how their actions affected the course of the world's most devastating conflicts.

This book explores the secrets of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Both sides in this war have made use of spies, surveillance, ...

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Overview

In warfare, the battles grab most of the attention. But there is also a secret history to every war. In this series we look at this hidden world of spies, double agents, assassins, and saboteurs, and learn how their actions affected the course of the world's most devastating conflicts.

This book explores the secrets of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Both sides in this war have made use of spies, surveillance, special operations, and secret weapons. Even the peace talks have their own secret history.

Read this book and learn about:

the fake telegraph pole that allowed Israel to listen in to Egyptian military secrets

the Palestinian militant who was killed by a poisoned box of chocolates

the smuggling tunnels between the Gaza Strip and Egypt that can be up to half a mile long

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848376977
  • Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: Secret History Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Inroduction 6

Espionage and Surveillance 8

Secret Agents at Work 10

Double Agents 12

Spying Equipment 14

Secret Tunnels 16

Countering Terrorism 18

Hostage Rescue 20

The Code Breakers 22

Secret Weapons 24

Nuclear Weapons 26

Operation Entebbe 28

Assassinations 30

Guerrilla Tactics 32

Propaganda 34

Diplomacy and Secrecy 36

Terrorist Attacks 38

Hostages and Prisoners 40

Conclusion 42

Timeline 44

Glossary 44

Further Information 45

Index 46

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