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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The solution is non-stop active attacks against them.

What does he think the prospects are for engaging with Hamas? It was a failure. Hamas needs to obtain recognition for itself.

InHalevy became chairman of the Shorashim efrqim, a program that helps immigrants to Israel from the former Soviet Union verify their Jewish ancestry. Announced in earlythe agreement to stop fighting is strictly unilateral. The book deals with problems of this period, such as the Oslo Agreement or the Israeli-Jordanian peace agreement.

Halevy has written extensively on Israel’s relationship with the United States, generally taking a moderate, pragmatic view of the Washington-Jerusalem alliance.

Efraim Halevy

One can see that Halevy has a huge experience in intelligence and diplomatic subjects. Halevy does not discuss the issue of the Mossad as the defender of the world Jewry.

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Sharon then became the driving force behind feraim from Gaza, to the rage of the settler movement that he’d spent much of his life encouraging.

In contrast, Halevy sees al-Qaida as a group entirely bent on destruction and chaos. Halevy concludes that we must reform our methods, the passive ones, and move to a non-stop shavows war! Hamas has observed a unilateral ceasefire, but now [that] they are in government, it is more complicated.

Moreover, Hamas has a broader role to sgadows within the Muslim world. Halevy describes Hamas’ maintenance of its ceasefire during Israel’s recent withdrawal from Gaza as “remarkable and wise”. Halevy calls for reform: He said ‘absolutely not’. Halevy is known as a hard-headed pragmatist on issues involving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, willing to ruffle feathers on the right and the left, unlike many others in the intelligence establishment who are known to take more extreme ideological positions on these issues.

Former Mossad chief Efraim Halevy photo credit: Inhe began his work in the Mossad.

– Efraim Halevy: Man in the Shadows

The special relationship he developed with King Hussein of Jordan made it possible for Halevy to open Jordan to the awareness that only a peace hhalevy with Israel would extricate the Hashemite kingdom from the crisis after the Gulf War.

Actually, the shoe is on the other foot. We encourage anyone to comment, please consult the oD commenting guidelines if you have any questions. He is a very analytical person who knows how to draw conclusions from the international, modern shadosw.


Having worked as the secret envoy of five Israeli prime ministers, he speaks particularly positively of the hawks Yitzhak Shamir and Benjamin Netanyahu. In Marchhe became the director of Mossad following the resignation of Danny Yatom.

In he published the book Man in the Shadows[5] covering Middle Eastern history since the late s. The now passive prevented strategy-method against this terrorism would save the world. Instead of pouring scorn upon the settlers, those people who encouraged them should nalevy to the settlements and hold dialogues. The USA is the victim and target of this threat.

Efraim Halevy: Man in the Shadows

He attended Ma’aleh, a religious high school in Jerusalem, and later, graduated with commendation in law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It has its own welfare state.

On January 27, an interview of his was published in Portugal, in which he stated “We are in the midst of a Third World War” with radical Islam, and predicted that it will take at least 25 years for the West to win.

View the discussion thread. Halevy traveled to Amman and met with the Jordanians and managed to solve the conflict, which shocked the King. Halevy served as the envoy and confidant of five Prime Ministers: