By Jack Higgns
Within the shadow of the chilly conflict, rugged IRA veterans needs to weigh down a ruthless mercenary sooner than his lethal scheme can convey Europe to its knees
The vintage Jack Higgins thriller
Terrorist-for-hire Frank Barry has been wreaking havoc in Germany and France with backing from the KGB. His subsequent venture may be his deadliest, as Barry plans to thieve a cutting-edge missile and promote it to the top bidder.
Only Barry’s longtime competitors, retired IRA gunman Liam Devlin and his best friend Martin Brosnan, can hinder the missile from falling into the incorrect palms. yet first Devlin needs to degree an exciting jailbreak to loose Brosnan prior to the lads trigger on a gripping race opposed to the clock to put off Barry and his reign of terror.
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Bush met Noriega in Washington in December 1976. He denied it at first, then acknowledged the meeting took place, 28 CRIMES OF A PRESIDENT but, in what has become somewhat of a George Bush trademark, remembers nothing of what transpired. Other guests at the lunch say it was the third meeting between the two since Bush became CIA director. Although CIA Director (under Jimmy Carter) Stansfield Turner took Noriega off the payroll of the CIA, by 1981 he was back on. In December 1983 Bush flew to Panama to meet with Noriega.
Case dismissed. Thus the superiors of those charged with the crimes decide what the court will hear as evidence. The courts, in a sense, were hijacked by the White House. The tactic worked like a charm. S. District Court Judge Gerhard Gesell to drop the most serious charges against North of conspiracy and theft of government property. Walsh cited as his reasons: "A continuing problem in the case has been the protection of national-security information in light of this defendant's insistence on disclosing large quantities of such information at trial" (Time, January 16th, 1989).