Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Balance of power

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Penguin, 1998 - Fiction - 450 pages
11 Reviews
"Clancy knows how to build a thriller." - Boston Globe
Spain is a nation poised to suffer its worst internal strife in a thousand years. Certain well-placed Spanish diplomats sense it. Op-Center intelligence corroborates it. All the United States and Spain have to do is find a way to avert it.
Before they can, an Op-Center representative is assassinated in Madrid on her way to a top secret diplomatic meeting. Now all fears are confirmed. Someone very powerful wants another Spanish civil war -- no matter what the cost.
A powerful profile of America's defense, intelligence, and crisis management technology, Tom Clancy's Op-Center is the creation of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik - inspiring this and other gripping novels.
 

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Review: Balance of Power (Tom Clancy's Op-Center #5)

User Review  - Duncan Rice - Goodreads

Better than Len Deighton Read full review

Review: Balance of Power (Tom Clancy's Op-Center #5)

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

It was a good enough book. But there are better ones out there. I will most likely skip the rest ops-center series Read full review

Contents

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About the author (1998)

Tom Clancy was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 12, 1947. He graduated with a degree in English from Loyola College in 1969, became an insurance agent, and in 1973 became the owner of an insurance agency. It was not until 1980 that he started writing novels. His works include Red Storm Rising, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, The Sum of All Fears, Rainbow Six, Dead or Alive, and Threat Vector. His books The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and Clear and Present Danger were adapted into major motion pictures. He also wrote nonfiction books including Into the Storm: A Study in Command, Submarine, Armored Cav, Fighter Wing, Airborne, and Reality Check: What's Going on Out There? He died on October 2, 2013 at the age of 66. His last book, Command Authority, co-authored with Mark Greaney, was published posthumously in December 2013 and made the New York Times bestseller list.

Pieczenik has served as deputy assistant secretary under four U.S. secretaries of state. He is a Harvard-educated psychiatrist with an M.D. from Cornell University Medical College and a Ph.D. in international relations from MIT.

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