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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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The initial step in a possible indictment had been taken. He was followed by
Quintero and the Villaverde brothers. Barcella was especially impressed by
Quintero. It was obviously very difficult for him to say anything to outsiders that
While the indictment draft was being prepared, Terpil came to see Barcella. But
his tune was the same. He'd like to be of assistance, but what was being dubbed
Wilson and Terpil was a misnomer. It was pure Wilson. Wilson's whereabouts ...
Seymour Glanzer was still his attorney for the indictment. But he kept Ken Conklin
on the payroll for assignments he didn't want Glanzer to know about. And in Malta
in June, after Wilson's indictment, the ex- Green Beret turned lawyer flew in 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