G.K. Hall, 1987 - 430 sidor
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 favored gathering place for senators and congressman, admirals and generals, for key intelligence officers. In addition, Wilson was also raking in millions in the service of the godfather of worldwide terrorism. Wilson seemed above the law. Both the ICA and the FBI were aware of what he was doing, but they had done nothing to stop him. Then, U.S. attorney Larry Barcella discovered Wilson's sinister machinations, and began a manhunt that he vowed would not end until he saw Wilson behind bars.
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3 Wilson was still with Task Force 157 when he met Patry Loomis, a young CIA
careerist who had worked in Vietnam under Theodore Shackley. Personable but
otherwise unremarkable — just the profile-type the agency valued — Loomis was
In Jakarta, he was told by Loomis that the Indonesian police were in the market
for large amounts of security and surveillance gear. He opened negotiations and
guaranteed Loomis a fat fee if the deal came off. But Loomis made the mistake of
All the buzzwords Loomis had used — "Washington," "overseas," "money" —
spelled CIA. Thompson went by the book and contacted military intelligence at
Fort Bragg to check the legitimacy of the offer. That same night — July 20, 1977
— two ...
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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