Assassination in Khartoum

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Indiana University Press, 1993 - History - 262 pages
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"Korn has written a fast-pased and absorbing account of the murder of two American diplomats held hostage in the Saudi embassy in Khartoum in 1973."
—Foreign Affairs

"... engrossing... well-crafted... a gripping story of personal courage and tragedy." —Foreign Service Journal

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Former Foreign Service officer Korn's account of the 1973 killing in Sudan of American diplomats Cleo Noel and George Moore by the radical Palestinian Black September movement. Nowhere is the new ... Read full review

Assassination in Khartoum

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Using declassified documents and personal interviews, Korn, a former Foreign Service officer and author of Stalemate: The War of Attrition and Great Power Diplomacy in the Middle East, 1967-70 ( LJ 6 ... Read full review


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David A. Korn was Charge d’Affaires of the American Embassy in Addis Ababa from June 1982 to July 1985.

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