Newsweek International – 20 April 2018

Newsweek International – 20 April 2018

Newsweek International – 20 April 2018
English | 52 pages | True PDF | 14.9 MB


ASSASSIN'S CREED: ISRAEL'S SECRET WAR ON HITLER'S SCIENTISTS
Since World War II, Israel has used assassinations and targeted killings on more people than any other country in the Western world. In many cases, it's leaders believed that is was a necessary evil. However, Israel’s reliance on assassination as a military tool did not happen by chance. It stems from the roots of the Zionist movement, from the trauma of the Holocaust and from the sense among Israelis, that the country is perpetually in danger of annihilation. With Israel being such a small country, that Arab states have long talked of and attempted to destroy, the nation has developed a highly effective military and, arguably, the best intelligence community in the world. It has also developed the most robust, streamlined assassination machine in history. The following reveals some of the early successes and failures of that machine.