The Scorpion's Gate

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Center Point Large Print, 2006 - Fiction - 350 pages
20 Reviews
A coup has finally toppled the sheiks of Saudi Arabia and put a determined but shaky Islamic government in its place. Soon, the scent of oil attracts the scorpions, and the dominos begin to fall. . . An astonishing geopolitical thriller with the cutting-edge authenticity that only an insider could give it, The Scorpionís Gate blends realism with intricate plotting, razor-sharp suspense, and is sure to be one of the most talked-about books of the year!

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User Review  - Richard Shepard - Goodreads

Given this author's background in the bowels of several federal administrations working on national security issues and the tagline -- "Fiction can often tell the truth better than nonfiction." -- I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Geoffrey - Goodreads

Well, Clarke certainly knows the ins & outs of the intelligence game, and this book packs a powerful message for us in the real world. As for the craft of writing and all that goes with, much is left ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
19
Section 3
26
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About the author (2006)

Richard A. Clarke began his career in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in 1973. He was a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence in the Reagan Administration. The Senate confirmed him as Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs in the George H.W. Bush Administration. He served in the White House for both presidents Bush and for President Clinton, who appointed him as National Coordinator for Security and Counter-Terrorism. He now teaches a Harvard's Kennedy School, consults for ABC News, and is Chairman of Good Harbor Consulting.

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