The Scorpion's Gate

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Center Point Large Print, 2006 - Fiction - 350 pages
36 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 Scorpion’s 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  - Lawrence Arnow - Goodreads

I would recommend this. Clarke can only get better as a writer by writing more of the same stuff. Counter-terroism by an expert in the field. good stuff. Read full review

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User Review  - Bonnie Markley - Goodreads

interesting copyright of 2005 and amazingly accurate to current world events.... Read full review


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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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