The Inside Story of the Military Elite Who Run the Country--And Why They Can't Make Peace
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $17.00|
| Book Description: |
"Once in the military system, Israelis never fully exit," writes the prizewinning journalist Patrick Tyler in the prologue toFortress Israel. "They carry the military identity for life, not just through service in the reserves until age forty-nine . . . but through lifelong expectations of loyalty and secrecy." The militaryisthe country to a great extent, and peace will only come, Tyler argues, when Israel's military elite adopt it as the national strategy.
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