by Richard A. Clarke
Hardcover, 305 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 |
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Faulty intelligence, hidden agendas, and a new but still shaky Islamic government in Saudi Arabia set the stage for a dangerous nuclear war between Asia and the United States.
October 26, 2005 As a former counterterrorism official in the Clinton and Bush administrations, Richard A. Clarke often had to imagine worst-case scenarios. His first novel — a thriller — does just that: set five years in the future, it envisions the United States on the verge of another war in the Middle East.
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October 25, 2005 Former National Security Adviser Richard Clarke's novel The Scorpion's Gate has written a novel about the Mideast. It begins with the overthrow of Saudi royals. Clarke and Steve Inskeep discuss the book.
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