Mikhail Filitov is a war hero and Red Army Colonel, but his CIA code name is "Cardinal". A chance encounter in a Moscow subway leads the KGB to begin a hunt-- for the spy in top echelons of power. From the author of "Clear and Present Danger", "The Hunt for Red October" and "Red Storm Rising", enter a world of high-wire, high-tech international intrigue that reaches from the bloody dust of Afghanistan to the use of lasers in space. The US and the USSR are negotiating a treaty that could lead to war-- or peace-- while their secret espionage armies are locked in the ultimate struggle. What the Cardinal knows could change the course of history. What a maverick CIA man named Ryan must do is outduel the KGB-- and bring the Cardinal out alive!
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Two men possess vital information on Russias Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL--America's highest agent in the Kremlin--and he's about to be terminated by the KGB. The other one is the American who can save CARDINAL and lead the world to the brink of peace ... or war. Here is author Tom Clancy's heart-stopping masterpiece--a riveting novel about one of the most intriguing issues of our time.About the Author:
Tom Clancy Tom Clancy is one of the most acclaimed and popular writers in the world today. Known for his extraordinary mastery of up-to-the-minute, top secret military details and high-level secret strategy, he has taken us on a hunt for a renegade submarine in The Hunt for Red October, presented an astonishing scenario for World War III in Red Storm Rising, journeyed to the frontlines of terrorism in Patriot Games and thrilled readers with covert ops that lead from the oval office to Central America in Clear and Present Danger. He lives in Maryland.
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Book Description Berkley Pub Group, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M9993682152