By Joe Musser
When his conceal is blown and his spouse is abducted in Jerusalem, Lt Col Peter Newman realises he can have to pay a catastrophic rate for his participation in a mystery govt project to discover Iraqi nuclear weapons.
Newman has constantly been keen to place his existence at the line for his kingdom. As challenge that Iraq may well already own nuclear guns grows, he once more places the United States first and is of the same opinion to adopt a clandestine challenge to discover the guns. but if his disguise is blown and his spouse is abducted in Jerusalem, Newman discovers that his braveness has placed greater than simply his personal lifestyles at risk.
issues turn into much more complex while Israel discovers that Iraq has nukes, and plans a pre–emptive strike on Baghdad with Jericho missiles – an occasion that can have unparalleled results. Newman is the one guy who understands all the items to the puzzle, and the single one skilled and courageous sufficient to avoid full–scale nuclear conflict. yet as time ticks away, will he manage to either keep his spouse and stop Armageddon, or will he need to make a negative choice?
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Sniper guns approach. UNSCOM. United countries designated fee for guns inspections. UNSG. United countries Secretary common. USG. usa govt. Wadi. A dry watercourse that's present in wilderness geography; a riverbed, dry creek, or valley. WHSR. White condo scenario Room. WHCA. White apartment Communications enterprise (pronounced “wha-cah”). Walk-in. an individual who comes voluntarily to an intelligence-gathering association to supply details. in view that she or he could be unknown to the association, the data and the individual need to be checked, double-checked, and cross-referenced with info from different assets for truthfulness and accuracy. battle of Mitzvah. The declare of Israel that during its correct of self-defense in keeping with terrorism and different assaults they've got the justification for and the criminal correct of preemptive killings in keeping with commandments from the Talmud. XO. government officer. BETRAYED AND deserted PROLOGUE J. Edgar Hoover Building Washington, D. C. Monday, 26 January 1 998 1050 Hours, neighborhood Captain Mitch Vecchio sat within the reception sector of the FBI headquarters his watch. He had worn his TWA pilot's uniform to the assembly either to provoke the folk he used to be approximately to satisfy and to save lots of time. Vecchio needed to be at Dulles for a indexed flight and hoped he hadn't scheduled his time too tightly. His appointment with FBI designated Agent Glenn Wallace wasn't until eventually 11 o'clock, yet Vecchio had was hoping that by way of coming in a couple of minutes early he may get it driven up. “Did you inform Agent Wallace i used to be right here? ” Vecchio requested for the second one time. The receptionist nodded yet provided no extra details. He had referred to as the FBI past that morning after pondering it over for numerous months. He knew that they would be asking why it took him goodbye to come back ahead, yet he wasn't completely yes himself. It had all started on one among his TWA flights abroad with a layover in London. whilst he used to be altering out of his uniform within the pilots' living room, he spotted a poster at the bulletin board close to the lockers. It was once a global BOLO discover, allotted through the FBI, Interpol, and numerous different legislations enforcement organisations alerting each other, all border checkpoints, transportation experts, and native legislation enforcement to “be looking out” for fugitives sought after due to their involvement in critical crimes. In his years as an airline pilot, Mitch Vecchio had visible dozens of those announcements putting in briefing rooms and airport offices—and had by no means given them greater than a cursory look. yet this time Vecchio used to be shocked to acknowledge the image at the poster. The “criminal” being sought was once somebody he knew. The caption underneath the picture said that the fugitive's identify was once Gilbert Duncan, an Irish terrorist sought after through Interpol for putting a bomb on a UN plane in March of 1995, inflicting it to blow up over Iraq, killing all aboard. Mitch vaguely remembered anything within the information approximately an incident in Iraq regarding the lack of a UN aircraft. yet that wasn't what had stuck his recognition.