Through its professionalism, daring, and creativity, the Israeli Intelligence community has made important contributions to intelligence services around the world in the struggle against global terrorism. But how much is known about it? How does it work, and how was it built? Who were the leaders and driving forces of the community? What were the defining events in its history? What are its areas of activity what are the secrets of its success? Israel's Silent Defender is the first book of its kind an inside look at the Israeli intelligence community over the last sixty years. It is a compilation of the writings of those officers who served and some who still do in the highest positions of the Israeli intelligence community.