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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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On July 26 a story in the Washington Post by Jim Hoagland reported the meeting
in Rome. Barcella figured that the initial leak must have come from the Italian
police or someone in the embassy. But there were other details that sounded as if
I finished my meeting-” “Yeah?" Wilson interrupted. “-and I believe very strongly
that everything is going to be all right.” Barcella said to Propper, "What the hell's
this?" “Ernie felt that he was in a difficult situation and-” “Come on, Gene, his only
It was essentially the same as the one for the Rome meeting, except that Wilson's
safe passage was specifically limited to travel from Libya to Turkey and back, and
solely to see Barcella. This provision was added because Wilson had been ...
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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