Fortress Israel

Fortress Israel

The Inside Story of the Military Elite Who Run the Country – and Why They Can't Make Peace

Paperback576pp Illustrated217x145mm

9780374534004     Product Code: 501014


Since its foundation in 1948, Israel has been torn between its ambition to be ‘a light unto nations’ and its desire to expand its borders. Drawing on declassified documents, personal archives and interviews, this epic history demonstrates how military service binds Israelis to lifelong loyalty and secrecy, making democracy a hostage to the armed forces. A compelling study of character, rivalry, conflict and the competing impulses for war and peace in the Middle East.

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