[PDF / Epub] ☂ The Triple Agent Author Joby Warrick – E17streets4all.co.uk A stunning narrative account of the mysterious Jordanian who penetrated both the inner circle of al aeda and the highest reaches of the CIA with a devastating impact on the war on terror In Decembe A stunning narrative account of the mysterious Jordanian who penetrated both the inner circle of al aeda and the highest reaches of the CIA with a devastating impact on the war on terror In December a group of the CIA’s top terrorist hunters gathered at a secret base in Khost Afghanistan to greet a rising superspy Humam Khalil al Balawi a Jordanian double agent who The Triple Kindle - infiltrated the upper ranks of al aeda For months he had sent shocking revelations from inside the terrorist network and now promised to help the CIA assassinate Osama bin Laden’s top deputy Instead as he stepped from his car he detonated a thirty pound bomb strapped to his chest instantly killing seven CIA operatives the agency’s worst loss of life in decades In The Triple Agent Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Joby Warrick takes us deep inside the CIA’s secret war against al aeda a war that pits robotic planes and laser guided missiles against a cunning enemy intent on unleashing carnage in American cities Flitting precariously between the two sides was Balawi a young man with extraordinary gifts who managed to win the confidence of hardened terrorists as well as veteran spymasters With his breathtaking accounts from inside al aeda’s lair Balawi appeared poised to become America’s greatest double agent in half a century—but he was not at all what he seemed Combining the powerful momentum of Black Hawk Down with the institutional insight of Jane Mayer’s The Dark Side Warrick takes the readers on a harrowing journey from the slums of Amman to the inner chambers of the White House in an untold true story of miscalculation deception and revenge.
Joby Warrick born August is an American journalist who has won multiple Pulitzer Prizes He began working for The Washington Post in writing about the Middle East diplomacy and national security He has also covered the intelligence community Weapons of Mass Destruction WMD proliferation and the environment and served as a member of the Post’s investigative unit.
- 272 pages
- The Triple Agent
- Joby Warrick
- 21 July 2016 Joby Warrick