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The Scorpion's Gate

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.


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