The Arab World and Western Intelligence : Analysing the Middle East, 1956-1981 Hardback
by Dina Rezk
Have Western experts fundamentally failed to understand the dynamics, leaders and culture of the Middle East?
Dina Rezk analyses 8 case studies, culminating in the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar el Sadat on live television on 6 October 1981, Drawing on declassified documents, interviews and multi-archival research, she explores how the most powerful intelligence agencies in the world have been so notoriously caught off guard in post-WWII Middle East.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 360 pages
- Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
- Publication Date: 30/06/2017
- Category: Middle Eastern history
- ISBN: 9780748698912