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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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"Sure I am," he said, and Sullivan said, "How would you like to see how an
undercover operation closes out?" "Are you serious?" Barcella said. "What do I
have to do?" "Be at the Morals Division of the Metropolitan Police Department at
Without getting into specifics, they sounded him out on his willingness to sell
them explosives on credit for “an operation” in Libya. Brower didn't ask too many
questions. He'd be very interested, he said. Wilson and Terpil formed a new firm,
They went to see Barcella and Gene Propper, who were practically joined at the
hip working on the Letelier case, and got everything that had come in from the
FBI investigation. Barcella knew Pedersen from the phony fencing operation that
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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