By Tom Clancy, Peter Telep
The grasp of foreign intrigue and explosive motion introduces a brand new hero for a brand new period of conflict . . . opposed to a brand new form of threat--get able to meet ex-Navy SEAL Max Moore.
A terrorist bombing in Pakistan wipes out Max Moore’s whole CIA staff. because the simply survivor, the previous army SEAL plunges deeper into the treacherous tribal lands to discover the terrorist cellphone, yet what he discovers there leads him to a miles darker conspiracy in an unforeseen a part of the globe—the US/Mexico border.
the following a drug conflict rages among the Juarez and Sinaloa cartels. The panorama is strewn with our bodies, innocents and drug purchasers alike, yet is there an excellent deadlier enemy lurking in historical past? Into this lethal brew, Moore leads a gaggle of especially chosen brokers whose bold activities exhibit stunning solutions and discover an unholy plan—a strike opposed to the very middle of the US.
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The United States has rarely had a serious problem with internal subversion despite the hysteria of the various "Red scares" that occurred after both world wars. 16 CI techniques have been used to combat the growing threat of terrorism, to work against narcotics flows, and increasingly to deal with global crime. Efforts to strengthen CI resources in the United States, usually in demand after a terrorist incident or a spy case, tend to be offset by fears of abuse. This was illustrated dramatically in the summer of 1996 when the Clinton administration, in the aftermath of the TWA Flight 800 crash, asked Congress for emergency legislation to fight terrorism.
The controversy surrounding intelligence estimates involves the fact that intelligence analysts cannot really predict the future. The British, who developed a similar system of estimates, believed that smart people Is the Spy Machine Broken? 15 given good data could do so. Experience, however, shows that the best that can be expected is to give policymakers insights into the future or weighted judgments about the likely course of events. In other words, intelligence can try to solve the puzzles or unearth the mysteries, but it can make no guarantees.
Barbara Tuchman, The Zimmermann Telegram (New York: Ballentine Books, 1966). 11. Edwin Fishel, The Secret War for the Union (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1996). 12. "Photos of Auschwitz Extermination Unit Produced/' New York Times, 24 February 1979; the author had the opportunity to see and hear Mr. Brugioni's presentation on the subject. 13. Stephen F. Knott, Secret and Sanctioned: Covert Operations and the American Presidency (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996). 14. George F. Kennan, "Spy and Counterspy/' New York Times, 18 May 1997, p.