The Last Israelis

 
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Iran has threatened to destroy Israel while actively developing the nuclear means to do so. Israel’s Prime Minister is hospitalized shortly after learning that Iran is just a week away from entering the so-called “zone of immunity” by transferring key components of its nuclear weapons program into a mountain impervious to attack by Israeli jets.Israel’s “second-strike” answer to the existential threat posed by a nuclear Iran is a powerful submarine armed with nuclear-tipped missiles that can strike targets 930 miles away. A gripping cautionary tale about a nuclear Iran, “The Last Israelis” takes a suspense-filled ride aboard the Dolphin submarine. The crew of 35 submariners are ethnically, religiously, and politically...  More
 
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The book begins with what seems to be a slower pace -- you get to know the crew members through a brief shore-leave picnic, and at first there isn't a lot of action. But then you realize that this is...more

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The Last Israelis is unlike any thriller I've read before, and I mean that in a (mostly) good way. Its basic setting and concept call to mind military thrillers like The Hunt for Red October, but Noah Beck approaches the storytelling craft in a... more
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I was privileged to receive an advance copy of "The Last Israelis" and it was every bit as engaging as promised. When the Israeli Prime Minister awakens to receive intelligence that a nuclear Iran is only days away, he is left with a choice - what... more
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A Dramatic Journey on a Nuclear-Armed Sub

The timing of this suspenseful book is perfect - with all the controversy around Iran's nuclear ambitions dominating the headlines. I might disagree with the author on some geopolitical issues but the idea... more
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