The Angel: The Egyptian Spy who Saved Israel
The Watchman Fell Asleep: The Surprise of the Yom Kippur War and Its Sources
Intelligence Success and Failure: A comparative Study
Prof. Uri Bar-Joseph
Professor emeritus in the Department for International Relations
Prof. Uri Bar-Joseph earned his PhD in 1990 from Stanford University, under the supervision of Alexander George. His dissertation, Intelligence Intervention in the Politics of Democratic States: The US, Israel, and Britain was published by Penn State Press and won Choice's Outstanding Academic Books Award for 1996. Bar-Joseph is best known for his studies of the intelligence failure of the Yom Kippur War. His book, The Watchman Fell Asleep (SUNY, 2005), is the first detailed academic study of the subject and is considered the most important study in this field. The Hebrew edition (2001) won the Israeli Political Science Association Best Book Award in 2002.