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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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A bachelor of fastidious taste and manner, he already was a superstar lobbyist
and power broker, heading up the Washington office of Hill & Knowlton, one of
the largest public relations firms in the country. In Ronald Reagan's 1980 election
Berets, and Loomis and another former Special Forces man, Kenneth Conklin,
now a lawyer, who was doing legal work for Wilson, flew down from Washington
and met with them at the Sheraton Motor Inn in Fayetteville. Conklin and Loomis
Finally he was informed by the military attache in Egypt's Washington embassy,
General Mohammed Abu Ghazala, who would subsequently return to Cairo to
become defense minister himself, that to get the contract, Salem would have to ...
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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