Cutting Edge (Tom Clancy's Power Plays, Book 6) by Jerome Preisler

By Jerome Preisler

2011 Retail ePub
An 8-book sequence "created by" Tom Clancy and Martin Greenberg, yet written via Jerome Preisler. the 1st 3 have been additionally made right into a Microsoft home windows video game.


Africa turns into the conflict flooring in 21st-century conflict. As fiberoptic cable is laid down round the continent, entities struggle to regulate it. One is UpLink Communications, headed through Roger Gordian. The pan-African fiberoptic ring is his so much ambitious—and expensive—endeavor thus far. His nemesis, Harlan Devane, is penetrating the community. buying and selling in black marketplace commodities with terrorists and rogue states, the cable bargains him limitless entry to a most useful product: info. to make sure his good fortune, Devane makes his stream midway worldwide. He hits Gordian the place it hurts—and kidnaps his daughter. Now, Gordian needs to belief his UpLink group as by no means sooner than, as they struggle on land and sea to show the tables opposed to Devane...once and for all.

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We had contact with the truck driver who was involved in that delivery. " Tri-state… is an explosives carrier. "We've talked to the driver," said Hall. "We've talked to two drivers. '" Then Hall dropped another bombshell. "We also know that the ATF had a magazine inside the building, which was illegal. But the floor was blown out of that magazine. "[94] While several other unexploded bombs were pulled out of the wreckage, none were widely mentioned. One such bomb was a 2 X 2 foot box marked "High Explosives" which had a timer on it.

The author — much more of a "trouble maker" in his formative years than Timothy McVeigh — personally remembers his own interest in guns, and even military armor. Like motorcycles, fast cars or other macho symbols, such interests pass as one matures. Yet federal authorities, with the backing of the corporate-owned media, attempted to make this a cornerstone of their psuedo-psychological case against McVeigh. He was "obsessed with guns," ergo, he is a mad bomber. I doubt if all the gun enthusiasts in the country would be pleased to know they are, by association, being implicated as mad bombers.

Yet apparently Tim was not the young blood-thirsty adventurer the media made him out to be. " McVeigh was later able to indulge in his interests in firearms as a security guard for Burke Armored, where he worked for a year or so in 1987. Jeff Camp, McVeigh's coworker, noted that he had a keen interest in guns, although he didn't find it unusual since most full-time security guards and law enforcement personnel owned an assortment of firearms, he said. One story eagerly circulated amongst the press is that McVeigh showed up at Burke one day with a huge Desert Eagle pistol and bandoleers slung in an "X" across his chest.

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