"Juval Aviv has generated an invaluable book for our times." -- National Review Online, April 23, 2003
"Juval Aviv, who worked in Israeli intelligence, has collected his advice in a thick, detailed and thorough new book." -- Detroit Free Press, April 13, 2003
"This superbly researched and readable book describes what individuals and businesses must do to survive in this age of terrorism." -- Business Insurance, March 31, 2003
Aviv has spent his career dealing with terrorism. The reader would be well advised to heed his warnings and advice. -- Victor Marchetti, Former Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director and 14 year veteran of the CIA and best-selling author of The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence a landmark work being the first critical treatment of the CIA to be published by a top officer of the agency.
This is thoroughly researched, and great primer for anyone who needs to know about terrorist threats and response. -- Jim Christensen, Chief, U.S. National Central Bureau of Interpol (Retired) and Supervisory Special Agent, U.S. Secret Service (Retired).
About the Author
Juval Aviv is the President and CEO of Interfor Inc., an international investigative and intelligence firm. For over thirty years Mr. Aviv has worked with corporations and other entities, both domestically and internationally, on security measures for the protection of assets and personnel. Mr. Aviv also serves as a special consultant to the U.S. Congress on issues of terrorism and security.
Before coming to the United States, Mr. Aviv served as an officer in the Israeli Defense Force (Major, retired) leading an elite Commando/Intelligence Unit. He was selected by the Israeli Secret Service (Mossad) to participate in a number of intelligence and special operations in many countries in the late 1960s and 1970s. In 1984, a true account of one mission was published, entitled Vengeance, which was available in 27 countries. The book became a best seller and was later made into an award-winning film, Sword of Gideon, which was broadcast in North America on HBO and in other countries.