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The Resource Kill khalid : the failed Mossad assassination of Khalid Mishal and the rise of Hamas, Paul McGeough

Kill khalid : the failed Mossad assassination of Khalid Mishal and the rise of Hamas, Paul McGeough

Label
Kill khalid : the failed Mossad assassination of Khalid Mishal and the rise of Hamas
Title
Kill khalid
Title remainder
the failed Mossad assassination of Khalid Mishal and the rise of Hamas
Statement of responsibility
Paul McGeough
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"[P]roviding a fly-on-the-wall vantage of the rising diplomatic panic that sent shudders through world capitals" (Toronto Star), Kill Khalid unfolds as a masterpiece of investigative journalism. In 1997, the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad poisoned Hamas leader Khalid Mishal in broad daylight on the streets of Amman, Jordan. As the little-known Palestinian leader slipped into a coma, the Mossad agents' escape was bungled and the episode quickly spiraled into a diplomatic crisis. A series of high-stakes negotiations followed, which ultimately saved Mishal and set the stage for his phenomenal
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGeough, Paul
Dewey number
956.95/3044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS126.6.M375
LC item number
M43 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mashʻal, Khālid
  • Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamah al-Islāmīyah
  • Politicians
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Mashʻal, Khālid
  • Mašʻal, Ḫālid
  • Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamah al-Islāmīyah
  • Israel
  • Hamas
  • HISTORY
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Attempted assassination
  • Politicians
  • West Bank
  • Attentat
Label
Kill khalid : the failed Mossad assassination of Khalid Mishal and the rise of Hamas, Paul McGeough
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-456) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Canadian tourists -- Village of the sheiks -- The tap dancer from Amman -- The education of a terrorist -- "Have you guys lost your minds?" -- Arafat's circus -- The Palestinian project -- The bearded engineer in a New York cell -- Violence is the only weapon -- A little obscurity is good -- They used a bizarre instrument -- Mishal must not die -- "And who the hell is Khalid Mishal?" -- Pulling a rabbit from the king's threadbare hat -- The price Bibi paid -- The legendary image of Mossad -- Brother against brother -- Handcuffed and deported -- Dead men walking -- Follow the money -- Government from the trenches -- "No gold bars left" -- Everything is not as it seems -- An eye for an eye -- Taking the Holy Land to court -- The man who wouldn't die
Control code
649910517
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 477 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595585981
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
afc8001d-bdf2-4d1f-9b82-9f9ba933e8b1
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649910517
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Kill khalid : the failed Mossad assassination of Khalid Mishal and the rise of Hamas, Paul McGeough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-456) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Canadian tourists -- Village of the sheiks -- The tap dancer from Amman -- The education of a terrorist -- "Have you guys lost your minds?" -- Arafat's circus -- The Palestinian project -- The bearded engineer in a New York cell -- Violence is the only weapon -- A little obscurity is good -- They used a bizarre instrument -- Mishal must not die -- "And who the hell is Khalid Mishal?" -- Pulling a rabbit from the king's threadbare hat -- The price Bibi paid -- The legendary image of Mossad -- Brother against brother -- Handcuffed and deported -- Dead men walking -- Follow the money -- Government from the trenches -- "No gold bars left" -- Everything is not as it seems -- An eye for an eye -- Taking the Holy Land to court -- The man who wouldn't die
Control code
649910517
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 477 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595585981
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
afc8001d-bdf2-4d1f-9b82-9f9ba933e8b1
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649910517
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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