The Volunteer: A Canadian's Secret Life in The Mossad
The real story of Michael Ross, a Canadian that served as an agent for Israel’s secret intelligence agency, the Mossad. Ross, was already a veteran of the Canadian military, when he converted to Judaism and Joined the Israel Defense force in the early 1980’s. He was driven by his love to a young Israeli lady, as well as by a s sense of affinity to the Jewsih people and the state of Israel. Upon completion of his military service, Ross was approached by the Israeli intelligence agency and after a set of tests (including a harsh interrogation by Israeli police, all set up), he joins. Ross shares with his readers a number of the secret operations he participated in as a Mossad warrior, including the beating up of Iranian agent in South Africa, an assassination that originated in Turkey, joint work with the CIA to capture Al-Qaeda agents in Azerbaijan and many others. Ross also shares some of his insights as a liaison officer, based in Tel-Aviv, between the Mossad, the CIA and the FBI, and as the Mossad’s point man in South Asia. The book is also interesting because of what it does not discuss directly, in particular the end of Ross’ marriage, in part, due to to his long absence from home.