Michael Karpin Michael I. Karpin is an Israeli broadcast journalist and author, best known for his investigative documentaries and books, revealing two of Israel's most concealed affairs: The creation of the country's nuclear capability and the nationalistic-messianic incitement campaign that preceded the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. For most of his television career Karpin was engaged with Israel's public TV and radio, serving as news reporter, anchor, and foreign bureau chief in Bonn and Moscow. More recently Karpin has been an independent producer of documentaries and writer of investigative books, intended mainly for the American market. He lives in Tel Aviv.
Israel has never admitted that it has nuclear weapons, though it does not deny having them. As the Israeli journalist Michael Karpin suggests in his aptly titled "The Bomb in the Basement ", the United ...READ MORE The Bomb in the Basement "Amir himself told Michael Karpin and Ina Friedman, the authors of the trenchant "Murder in the Name of God": 'My deed will be understood in the future. I saved the people of Israel from destruction'. Although most ...READ MORE Murder in the Name Of God "It is difficult to conceive just how "Tightrope: Six Centuries of a Jewish Dynasty" was written. It is just over four hundred pages in size, yet it is huge in its accomplishment. And this is exactly what Israeli television and ...READ MORE Tightrope