Harpoon : inside the covert war against terrorism's money masters / Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and Samuel M. Katz
- Part I. The Palestinians -- The tourists from the windy city -- Da'wa -- Closed accounts -- The head of the table -- Khalas -- Money kills -- Blood money -- Operation Green Lantern -- The letter of the law -- The higher cost of murder -- Part II. The party of God and the devil's portfolio -- The party of God -- Greed -- The cocaine jihadis -- Follow the money -- Malware and moles -- Lawyers, guns, and money -- Part III. Legacy -- We cannot confirm or deny -- The final victories of an old soldier -- Operation Pegasus -- Money in the crosshairs -- Afterword.
- A revelatory account of the cloak-and-dagger Israeli campaign to target the finances fueling terror organizations--an effort that became the blueprint for U.S. efforts to combat threats like ISIS and drug cartels. ISIS boasted $2.4 billion of revenue in 2015, yet for too long the global war on terror overlooked financial warfare as an offensive strategy. "Harpoon, " the creation of Mossad legend Meir Dagan, directed spies, soldiers, and attorneys to disrupt and destroy money pipelines and financial institutions that paid for the bloodshed perpetrated by Hamas, Hezbollah, and other groups. Written by an attorney who worked with Harpoon and a bestselling journalist, Harpoon offers a gripping story of the Israeli-led effort, now joined by the Americans, to choke off the terrorists' oxygen supply, money, via unconventional warfare --
- 9780316399050 (hardcover) and 0316399051 (hardcover)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-324) and index.
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