ibooks, 2002 - 301 sidor
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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The upper echelon of the Department of Justice, after having ignored Wilson for
so long, got very attentive. But it could have been worse, Barcella thought. A task
force chaired by Mark Richard, deputy chief of the Criminal Division, would meet
Barcella and Bruce would have to battle it out orally with Richard. In Richard's
office, Barcella argued, as he had with Bruce, that Keiser was the only game in
town. He said that despite Keiser's checkered past, he was too smart to chance ...
Barcella told Mark Richard what was happening, and Richard came unglued.
Suppose Keiser had committed an illegal act? He saw Wilson walking right out of
jail. Propper then called in with Keiser's version. There was no letter; Reiser and
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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