ibooks, 2002 - 301 sidor
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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Nobody then knew that Smith had personally trucked a shipment of Composition
C - 4 to Los Angeles International Airport in April 1977 , and had supervised the
packing of twenty - one tons of C - 4 in hundreds of cans labeled oil - drilling mud
Pedersen had always wondered why Brower had come clean on the twenty - one
tons and was so reluctant to talk about the spring shipment ; he decided that it
must have been Brower ' s embarrassment about the guns . There was a certain ...
All through the fall of 1980 , and into ' 81 , the tension kept mounting in Barcella '
s office . The excitement of finally cracking the enormous C - 4 shipment out of
Houston was instantly deflated when Wilson made his escape from Malta .
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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