In the dead of night, a daring desertraid into Sudan by a Special Forces team ledby Lt. Kent "Rat" Rathman ends with theapprehension of the world's most wantedcriminal. But the methods necessary toachieve the goal are brutally unorthodox -- and a Middle Eastern prisoner suffersand dies as a result.
Wheels of power are turning rapidly in Washington as politicians use the complex international situation to disguise their real motives of crushing their political enemies while fighting the war on terrorism. As a military tribunal convenes to determine the fate of terrorist leader Wahamed Duar, another courtroom drama is about to unfold: the trial of Lt. Rathman for war crimes and murder. But Duar's capture may have come too late and at too high a cost, setting in motion a potentially devastating nightmare of destruction on American soil. The one man who could prevent it now stands accused by his own government . . . and faces a dark future in a military prison.
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A graduate of TOPGUN, James W. Huston flew F-14s off the USS Nimitz with the Jolly Rogers. He served as a naval flight officer and worked in Naval Intelligence before becoming a lawyer and the acclaimed author of The Shadows of Power, Balance of Power, The Price of Power, Flash Point, and Fallout. He lives in San Diego, California.From AudioFile:
Counterterrorism specialist, Navy SEAL, and CIA/Special Forces leader Lt. Ken Ratham captures Wahamad Duar, the world's most wanted terrorist, in the Sudanese desert. Charged with a long list of terrorist crimes, Duar is brought to a U.S. ship for a tribunal trial. Meanwhile, Ratham is brought up on charges that he tortured one of Duar's men to death. Reader Christopher Lane energetically gives life to this action-packed plot. A variety of accents comfortably identifies the foreign characters, while changes in pace, diction, and style create unique vocal identities for key U.S. players. The effort is topped off with excellent engineering and production. T.J.M. © AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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