By Richard C.
Fiction may offer thrilling tales of espionage, international and covert operations galore, but gems of nonfiction on the lives of spies and spy agencies will also keep you riveted. What I want to know is, are books about spy agencies as fascinating as they are terrifying? Here are my latest three reads in search of an answer:
By Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal
Mossad is the Israeli Secret Service agency and these are accounts of the most dangerous missions its conducted since its 1949 inception. Two thrilling accounts are about Mossad’s capture of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann in 1960 and the missions against Black September (think 1972 Olympics assassination). Most interesting to me – given ongoing controversy – were operations targeting Iranian nuclear scientists. Continue reading “Spy vs. Spy vs. Spy”