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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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Normally Barcella would have caught the Orlando Letelier murder. Letelier was
the former ambassador from Chile who had become a leading critic of the military
dictatorship that overthrew his government with U.S. encouragement.
But Letelier was too hot an item, and a source Woodward had in the Justice
Department contacted him immediately about the ... year's Embassy row bomb-
murder offormer Chilean Ambassador Orlando Letelier, according to informed
Then Carol Bruce accused Barcella of being preoccupied with the Orlando
Letelier retrial. He resisted, pointing out that she also was engaged full-time, in
prosecuting a judge up on corruption charges. Still, it was true that he cared
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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