By Joe Musser
In 2007, quickly after the 6th anniversary of the September eleventh assaults on the US, Jihadists assault a number of objectives in Saudi Arabia, destroying oil pumping apparatus, crippling pipelines, and assassinating many of the royal kinfolk. within the united states, gasoline costs start to over $6 a gallon in addition to hyper–inflation internationally monetary markets. "Non–business go back and forth" within the U.S. is proscribed to not more than 500 miles every week.
the lads accountable for this outrage can't be allowed to move unpunished. The UN defense Council authorizes a global intervention strength, and in a closed consultation of Congress the "Assassination invoice" is brought. common Peter Newman is assigned to move a brand new "Threat Mitigation Unit," and is given authority to recruit and teach as much as a hundred experts for the ominous job at hand––to assassinate terrorists.
while it really is stumbled on that the terrorists are threatening assaults on significant US towns, Newman and his crew are dispatched and start a mad chase throughout Europe and foreign waters to prevent the hazard prior to violent tragedy moves back. however the terrorists are made up our minds to strike on US soil, and their aim is Washington, D.C.
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I am staying on the military and army membership, Mr. President,” spoke back Gen. Conrad Vassar. “The mystery provider lads imagine that I should still circulation over to the VIP quarters at fortress Meyer after a couple of days, yet i do not are looking to get in George Grisham's way,” additional the previous JCS chairman. “Did your spouse include you? ” the President requested Gerald Donahue. “Yes, sir. we are on the J. W. Marriott—also in a really great suite,” spoke back the retired FBI director. “Though Mrs. Donahue is completely satisfied to be again right here, she's a section disenchanted that each one her previous associates appear to be out of city. ” “And the place will we conceal our former undercover agent chiefs during this city? ” Russell Bates, former CIA director, smiled and answered, “In simple sight, Mr. President. i am on the Hay-Adams—right throughout Lafayette sq. from the fee places of work. I regularly remain there whilst i am on the town. you recognize, from the head flooring of that inn you could glance correct into the White condominium place of dwelling. ” The President nodded and, as he walked them to the door and their escorts ready within the Roosevelt Room, acknowledged, “I'll make sure to remind the 1st girl to maintain the drapes drawn. ” as soon as fee contributors had departed, the President lower back to the heat of the hearth. The as soon as crackling blaze was once now simply gleaming embers. He grew to become to the vice chairman and acknowledged, “What do you think that? ” “With the manager Justice liable, they are not going to do something rash,” the vp answered. “You've identified Jim prepare dinner for years. And i would belief previous normal Vassar with my lifestyles. that is 3 out of 5. ” “What approximately Donahue and Bates? ” “I have no idea them good, yet they're severe males. Do you've got matters approximately them? ” requested the vice chairman. “I'm sorry to claim that i do not rather recognize the reply to that. i know that the Bible says that men's hearts are ‘desperately depraved’ and ‘who can understand them? ’ Even males with the easiest intentions can occasionally get over excited or stray down the inaccurate course. i am simply praying that these men are cautious, particularly cautious. ” place of work of Senator James Waggoner ________________________________________ Capitol Hill, Washington, DC Sunday, 21 October 2007 2100 Hours neighborhood The operator replied, “Hay-Adams lodge. How may well I assist you? ” Senator James Waggoner stated, “Please attach me to the suite of Mr. Russell Bates. ” because the name was once being transferred Waggoner pulled out the three × five card on which he'd jotted a number of notes to instructed him in his dialog with the previous CIA chieftain. “Hello…? ” a voice at the different finish acknowledged. “Good night, Russell. I belief you are having a superb relaxation for the Sabbath and getting your power up in your assembly day after today. How was once your assembly with ‘POTUS’ this night? ” Waggoner acknowledged in his traditional vocal model of southern syrup. Bates knew instantaneously who it used to be. “Well, Senator, it has been it slow because we have now talked. thanks for inquiring approximately my overall healthiness. How are you—and how the satan were you aware i used to be right here? ” “I'm nice, Russell. And as for realizing the place you are—you should have forgotten that i am the Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.