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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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2 Pedersen and Wadsworth went back to square one — the fifty Remington rifles
that had been sought in Springfield — and dropped by to see General J. J.
Cappucci. A short, bald man with a pompous air, he had vacated Wilson's
Dick Pedersen and Rick Wadsworth were returning to California to see if they
could dredge up more on Brower's Libyan shipment and now the one to Uganda,
and Barcella had an idea. If Brower had hired the unknown Americans, it was just
Smith had said that the whole package was around eleven hundred pounds or so
, but Pedersen and Wadsworth could find nobody in Los Angeles at Lufthansa
who remembered a shipment of that size during the time frame specified by Smith
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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