By Joe Musser
"U.S. Marine significant Peter Newman, A hugely adorned hero, used to be content material doing his activity- best his troops into harms method. He was once strong at it. however the White apartment had different plans for him. while Newman is handpicked for a deadly clandestine operation because the head of the White condo detailed initiatives place of work, his orders are transparent- search out and put off terrorists earlier than they assault the USA with guns of mass destruction. From the corridors of energy in Washington to the guts of the center East, Newman unearths himself on an project so delicate that it truly is recognized in basic terms to a handful of officers as he turns into entagled in a nightmarish net of intrigue, revenge, and betrayal.
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My airplane is parked over there. ” He pointed to a smaller twenty-passenger jet within reach. “Can you hold up your journey again to the town by means of twenty mins, Simon? it'll support me greatly. ” Harrod nodded, then gestured for Komulakov to get into the backseat of his limo. “We can speak right here. My car's secure,” Harrod acknowledged as he climbed into the again of the limo with the Russian. The White condo driving force obtained out and back to the terminal. Komulakov leaned around the seat and diminished his voice. “Last week, the Mossad handed alongside an unsubstantiated rumor of plans for an immense defection from Iraq,” he started. “Yes, the CIA briefed me approximately it at the weekend. turns out that Saddam's son-in-law Hussein Kamil desires to get out of Iraq. ” “When I heard approximately it, I positioned one in every of my former comrades at the case simply to see if it is precise or no longer. it truly is! ” the Russian exclaimed. “Kamil despatched a few feelers via one of many German pharmaceutical organizations that make his chemical guns. Kamil sought after the Germans to deliver him to the West. ” “Boy, i'm going to wager the German was once happy—closing the door to at least one of his company's such a lot profitable contracts, having to renounce these million-dollar commissions. What'd he say? ” The Russian shook his head, “Their conversations weren't recorded, however the Mossad has info that the German grew to become him down. If he helped Kamil, he'd be a marked guy. He felt that Saddam could ship a person to assassinate them either. ” Harrod laughed. “Saddam's so soiled that he will most likely terminate the German only for hearing what Kamil desires to do. ” Then he extra, “Does somebody in Iraq understand something approximately this plan? ” “I don't believe so. Kamil feels like a vibrant man, yet there is a tale going round that he is had a mind tumor or whatever. something is evidently, he is a survivor, and he is moved up the ladder over there after each purge. there isn't any doubt he is been round lengthy adequate to understand his manner round. might be simply because he is a relative he is not below suspicion. ” Harrod laughed back. “Are you kidding? Saddam could not care much less approximately that. He'd butcher his personal mom and invite all of Baghdad to observe if he proposal she wasn't unswerving. ” “So a ways there is not any proof of Kamil's plans. but when the Mossad, the CIA, and my operatives find out about it, it is going to be leaked eventually,” normal Komulakov stated, including, “Here is what i believe we must always do. My agent is in Baghdad—” “A double agent? ” Harrod interrupted. “This can be a setup. ” “Yes, my guy is a double agent, yet no, it's not a setup. he's to be relied on up to you and that i belief one another. ” Harrod wasn't certain that the Russian's insurance was once worthy a lot, yet he knew that this online game of intrigue had convinced conventions, and he was once keen to provide the fellow the advantage of the doubt—for now. The Russian endured. “My guy has been operating with Kamil for greater than years to aim and promote him 3 nuclear artillery warheads that he claims to have within the Ukraine. it is not actual, in fact, yet he's capable of preserve Kamil's curiosity and the pretense of engaged on the problem whereas he has an opportunity to realize a few fairly first rate intelligence.