Apr 27, We meet in late March, in London, where Halevy is promoting his first book, Man in the Shadows. In a quietly classy, old-fashioned hotel. Efraim Halevy is a lawyer and an Israeli intelligence expert. He was the ninth director of In he published the book Man in the Shadows, covering Middle Eastern history since the late s. Halevy was interviewed about his book on. Efraim Halevy, the former head of the Mossad (), who was born in London in , dedicated forty years of his life to that organization. Halevy defined.

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Times of Israel readers will have a chance to hear him for themselves when he is interviewed live on stage in Jerusalem by founding editor David Horovitz on February InHalevy became chairman of the Shorashim program, a program that helps immigrants to Israel from the former Soviet Union verify their Jewish ancestry.

Inhe began his work in the Mossad.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In Augusthe resigned from this position [2] after Dov Weissglassthe bureau chief of Prime Minister Ariel Sharongot too much power and he believed the Roadmap for peace was not favourable for Israel, [1] and Prime Minister Sharon refrained from accepting his recommendations on a host of issues, and went to teach at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. But to do this, it needs to observe the rules of the game. Now [that] Hamas is the government, it needs to prevent this.

This is the responsibility of a sovereign government, and if they do not shoulder this, their sovereignty need ln be respected.

The settlers were not there on their own, but were encouraged by the government. Halevy decided to stop this tradition. He is the author of the book The role of the intelligence community in the age of strategic alternatives for Israel.


As well as its wider aim of statehood, it has already achieved local goals that it will not want to endanger: Hamas could be a potential competitor to al-Qaida. The group originated as an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhoodan Egyptian-born movement that has spread internationally, though its branches focus on dfraim nationalist agenda in contrast to the pan-Islamic revolutionary aims of al-Qaida-style organisations.

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Halevy does not expose the daily-professional activities of the Mossad, or the aspect of various non-Israeli collaborators. Archived efraik the original on May 14, Inhe was selected to the Chief Branches Forum. It’s not clear what timeframe he envisages for Hamas to rein in other militias.

Efraim Halevy: Man in the Shadows

Essentially, Hamas has a strong interest in its own survival, and there is a possibility that power will strengthen the pragmatists within the movement. Halevy does not discuss the relations between the Mossad and the electronic mass media and the world of the Internet. He was critical of Benjamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett and their policies, especially regarding Jerusalem. Its aims are international. But the true interests of the state and the Mossad demanded that I act otherwise.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Ha,evy Policy. The Israeli agents returned home. On January 27, an interview of his was published in Portugal, in which he stated “We shadpws in the midst of a Third World War” with radical Islam, and predicted that it will take ln least 25 years for the West to win.


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Halevy, as a historian of the Mossad, tries to be as objective as possible. Often he exposes mistakes, gaps, and confrontations, as well.

So, might Israel still bomb Hamas leaders? Palestinian prospects ” January The rest tell of his time working for the prime ministers, especially in negotiating Israel’s peace with Jordan, and of ahlevy ideas for dealing with “international Muslim fundamentalist terror”. Halevy traveled to Amman and met with the Jordanians and managed to solve the conflict, which shocked the King.

Efraim Halevy

Halevy has written extensively on Israel’s relationship with the United States, generally taking a moderate, pragmatic view of the Washington-Jerusalem alliance. They have short-term or long-term targets and strategies; 2 They would use non-conventional devices: Halevy concludes that we must reform our methods, the passive ones, and move to a non-stop active war!

Halevy stressed the efrai, that Israel and the Western leaders must challenge the threat of militant Muslim and a global declaration of war.

He is very polite, sometimes self-deprecating, and incredibly apologetic about being a few minutes late. It has its own dhadows state. But does Hamas really refuse to recognise world order, or does it just refuse to recognise Israel, while wanting to become dfraim of the international system of sovereign states?

The USA is the victim and target of this threat. His professional and analytical autobiography, Man in the Shadow, is dedicated to these secret heroes who fought for the survival and defense of their country.