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Fiction | Science Fiction | Suspense Techno
Against All Enemies warned about how we were conducting the
war against terror. The Scorpion's Gate demonstrated what
could happen. And now America's preeminent counterterrorism
expert and #1 bestselling author shows us all . . .what might
The global village-an intricately intertwined network of
technology that binds together the world's economies,
governments, and communication systems. So large, so
vital-and so fragile. Now a sophisticated group is seeking
to "disconnect the globe"-destroying computer grids,
communications satellites, Internet cable centers, biotech
firms. Hard to do? If only that were so.
Quickly, a dedicated team of men and women assembles to try
to track the group down, searching through right-wing
militias and Russian organized crime, Jihadist terrorists
and enemy nation-states. But the attacks are coming more
swiftly now, and growing in destructiveness. Soon, they will
reach the breakpoint- and then there may be nothing anybody
Reviewers everywhere praised the suspense and pace of The
Scorpion's Gate, the vivid depictions of war, espionage, and
bureaucracy, but most of all they hailed its authenticity.
"Unlike most novelists, the man has been there and done
that," said The New York Times Book Review. "Some of us,"
added The Washington Post, "have learned to listen when
Richard A. Clarke has something to say." And we'd better
hope they're listening now.
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