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The incredible pursuit of a CIA agent turned terrorist by New York Times best-selling author Peter Maas. 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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His brother helped him get a card in the Sailors Union of the Pacific and he
shipped out as an ordinary seaman to China , Japan and the Philippines ... Fights
occurred all the time , on ship and in waterfront dives throughout the Far East .
Nielsen learned that Wilson had gotten him a job heading up the Athens office of
an American shipping company . ... Then Adams approached him and asked to
be retained at a thousand dollars a month to keep an eye on ship movements in ...
I didn ' t ship it . ” “ Didn ' t you call your office to find out how much C - 4 you had
and give instructions about how to package it ? ” “ No , I just asked about
availability . I told Wilson I wasn ' t shipping it unless he got the licenses , and he
didn ' t .
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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