Two Minutes over Baghdad (2ND)

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Two Minutes over Baghdad (2ND)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 183 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780714683478
  • DDC分類 956.70441

基本説明

Foreword by Barry Rubin. It explains how Israel prevented Sadam Hussein obtaining nuclear weapons in 1981.

Full Description


A detailed account of the way Israel dealt with the Iraqi nuclear buildup between its launch in 1974 and the destruction of the Tamuz I reactor on 7 June 1981. This updated account includes formerly classified information and photographs taken during the mission and from US spy satellites.

Table of Contents

        List of Illustrations                      vii
Acknowledgements viii
Foreword ix
Barry Rubin
Introduction to the First Edition xvii
Introduction to the Second Edition xxiii
Prologue xxvi
Operation Opera: A Chronology of Events xxix
Map of Middle East lii
PART ONE: THE CALL TO ARMS AND THE NUCLEAR
RACE
Ben Gurion's Dilemma 3 (4)
The Lion and the Lambs: The Birth of 7 (4)
Israel's Nuclear Debate
Nasser's Nightmare, Sadat's Solution 11 (7)
The Quest for the Muslim Bomb: Libya, 18 (7)
Syria, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan
A Bomb in the Basement: Dayan's Formula 25 (12)
Saddam Hussein and Project Tammuz 37 (14)
PART TWO: THE DECISION IS MADE
The Writing on the Wall: Sabotage in France 51 (8)
The Writing on the Wall: Tearing the Thread 59 (5)
Final Warning: The Iranian Attack 64 (3)
The Trio Decide 67 (8)
PART THREE: THE PREPARATIONS FOR OPERATION
BABYLON
Operation Babylon: Options 75 (6)
Operation Babylon: A Second Entebbe? 81 (7)
Operation Babylon: Reconnaissance 88 (5)
Operation Babylon: The Eagle and the 93 (10)
Fighting Falcon
Operation Babylon: The Approach Route 103 (8)
Operation Babylon: A Choice of Weapons 111 (7)
Operation Babylon: Countdown 118 (2)
Operation Babylon: Two Minutes over Osirak 120 (10)
PART FOUR: JUDGMENT
The Jerusalem Statement 130 (2)
The Baghdad Statement 132 (3)
Dropping Bombs and Clangers: Israel after 135 (7)
the Raid
The Propaganda War: Hussein Hits Back 142 (3)
A Delicate Balancing Act: The American 145 (13)
Reaction
Israel's Verdict 158 (6)
The French Disconnection 164 (3)
The Arab World: Bridging the Nuclear Gap 167 (15)
Epilogue to the Second Edition 171 (6)
APPENDICES
1. Israel's Main Decision-makers 177 (1)
(1948--81)
2. The Iraqi Nuclear Project 178 (1)
3. Foreign Suppliers of the Iraqi Nuclear 179 (1)
Project
4. Table of Nuclear Development in Middle 180 (2)
Eastern Countries
5. A Comparison of Israeli and Iraqi 182
Aircraft