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Jan 16, 2007
| ISBN 9781101206478
Jan 16, 2007
| 500 Minutes
Jan 16, 2007 | ISBN 9781101206478
Jan 16, 2007 | ISBN 9781429585576
Air Force Combat Controller Dallas O’Halloran has a reputation as a hell-raising ladykiller. But he’s also fiercely loyal. So when he’s recruited by a new combat unit, Dallas is none too pleased to find himself teamed up with the icy blond JAG officer who nearly court-martialed his friends. Academy graduate Julianne Decatur is tough, tenacious, and driven by her belief in military law. She has zero patience for hot shot Spec-Ops cowboys who think the rules don’t apply to them, and even less tolerance for Dallas’ tough-as-nails Texas attitude. But when they’re assigned to investigate a Navy flyer’s apparent suicide, they discover the trail of a ruthless killer with a secret to hide—and an attraction between them that can’t be denied. And when their prey turns the tables on them, Julianne will have to depend on the one man daring and reckless enough to keep them both alive.
Against All Enemies warned about how we were conducting the war against terror. The Scorpion’s Gate demonstrated what could happen. And now America’s preeminent counterterrorism expert and #1 bestselling author shows us all . . .hat might come next.The global village-an intricately intertwined network of technology that binds together the world’s economies, governments, and communication systems. So large, so vital-and so fragile. Now a sophisticated group is seeking to “disconnect the globe”-destroying computer grids, communications satellites, Internet cable centers, biotech firms. Hard to do? If only that were so.Quickly, a dedicated team of men and women assembles to try to track the group down, searching through right-wing militias and Russian organized crime, Jihadist terrorists and enemy nation-states. But the attacks are coming more swiftly now, and growing in destructiveness. Soon, they will reach the breakpoint- and then there may be nothing anybody can do.Reviewers everywhere praised the suspense and pace of The Scorpion’s Gate, the vivid depictions of war, espionage, and bureaucracy, but most of all they hailed its authenticity. “Unlike most novelists, the man has been there and done that,” said The New York Times Book Review. “Some of us,” added The Washington Post, “have learned to listen when Richard A. Clarke has something to say.” And we’d better hope they’re listening now.
Richard A. Clarke served as a key advisor on intelligence and counterterrorism in the administrations of Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. In 1998 President Clinton appointed him as the National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and… More about Richard A. Clarke
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