Mossad's Failed Hit ... and the Rise of Hamas
By (author) Paul McGeough
Kill Khalid by Paul McGeough
Book DescriptionSeptember 1997. In an Amman street, five men purporting to be Canadian tourists accost a Palestinian and inject a mysterious chemical into his ear. Within 48 hours it should kill him and leave no trace. The assailants were Mossad agents; their target was Khalid Mishal, head of Hamas's political bureau in Jordan. But, after 48 hours, Khalid was not dead; instead, the Prime Minister of Israel, the President of the United States and the King of Jordan were locked in intense negotiations to save his life. Kill Khalid begins with one of the most bizarre assassination attempts in the last quarter century and follows its participants as they grapple with the unforeseen outcome of this drama. Paul McGeough uses unprecedented interviews with Mishal himself and the key players to tell the definitive, inside story of the rise of Hamas.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781741756005
Classification: Political assassinations , Espionage & secret services
Format: Paperback (229mm x 154mm x mm)
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: Australia
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In a headlong narrative--with high-speed car chases, negotiated prisoner exchanges, and an international scandal--acclaimed reporter McGeough uses extensive interviews with Khalid Mishal himself and the key players in Amman, Jerusalem, and Washington to tell the inside story of the rise of Hamas.
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Author Biography - Paul McGeough
Paul McGeough is the author of In Baghdad - A Reporter's War and of Manhattan to Baghdad: Despatches from the Frontline in the War on Terror.
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