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Edwin P. Wilson was the Great Gatsby of the spook world, the rogue CIA agent who had already begun to amass a fortune while still in U.S intelligence. His lavish estate outside Washington, D.C. was a favoured gathering place for senators and congressmen, admirals and generals, for key intelligence officers. In addition, Wilson was also raking in millions in the service of the godfather of world-wide terrorism - Libya's Colonel Muamar el-Qaddafi. Wilson seemed above the law. Then, US attorney Larry Barcella discovered Wilson's sinister machinations, and in a chase that would go on for nearly four years and over three continents, Barcella began a manhunt that would not end until Wilson was brought to justice.
In MANHUNT, Peter Maas went behind the headlines, gaining access to the secret documentation of Wilson's intelligence career, classified federal investigative reports and sealed court records. And in the course of his exhaustive research into the murky bypaths of espionage and deception, he turned over rocks that official Washington would have much preferred remained in place.
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In his seven years in the office, it was the only case Barcella had ever asked for,
and he wasn't about to give it up. So the Letelier investigation went to Gene
Propper, a youthful attorney Barcella had helped bring into Major Crimes. By
April 4 ...
But a case that defined the kind of prosecutor Barcella was never made the
papers at all-one that at the time, when he was ... Barcella asked the defense
lawyer if he could speak to his client, and the lawyer, anxious to get down to plea
3 Peter Goulding was scared, more scared now of Barcella than of a Wilson
trapped in Libya. From England, he asked for and got "safe passage" for a secret
weekend trip to Washington in late October. While Barcella and Pedersen waited
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If the story of Edwin Wilson, the ex-CIA agent who came to serve Muammar el-Qaddafi as a freewheeling dealer in explosives and the technologies and tactics of terror, were laid before a reader as ... Läs hela recensionen