Freeing Gilad Schalit from Hamas
THE NEGOTIATOR is the only behind-the-scenes account of the negotiations to release abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit. This new work is the remarkable story of Gershon Baskin, who acted on his own initiative to create a secret back channel between Hamas and the Israeli government to secure a prisoner exchange. Through clandestine meetings, nightly e-mails, frantic text messages and tenacious negotiations, Baskin succeeded where official mediators had failed, paving the way for the deal that – ultimately – brought Gilad home. Read the story that continues to capture headlines worldwide!