Cold War (Tom Clancy's Power Plays, Book 5) by Jerome Preisler

By Jerome Preisler

2011 Retail ePub
An 8-book sequence "created by" Tom Clancy and Martin Greenberg, yet written by way of Jerome Preisler. the 1st 3 have been additionally made right into a Microsoft home windows video game.

Unspoiled. Uninhabited. less than attack...

On the wind-swept, ice-covered continent of Antarctica, Roger Gordian's UpLink applied sciences has tested a systematic study facility known as chilly Corners. yet its checking out of power robot touchdown craft to be used on Mars is disrupted while one of many rovers disappears—along with the fix workforce despatched out after it.

Fear of discovery has caused a renegade consortium—that is illegally utilizing Antarctica as a nuclear waste dump—to wipe out the UpLink base. Now, the lads and girls of chilly Corners have in simple terms themselves to depend on because the consortium mounts its decisive strike opposed to the ice station—and the ultimate sundown plunges them into the complete darkness of a polar winter...

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The principle of nonintervention in the domestic affairs of a sovereign state has been undermined. Resolutions of the UN Security Council have revoked the Iraqi government's free use of its own airspace. UN soldiers are guaranteeing the safety of the post-Taliban government in Kabul. Macedonia, which stood at the brink of a civil war, has agreed under pressure from the EU to demands from the Albanian minority. On the other hand, the world organization is often nothing more than a paper tiger. It is dependent on the willingness of the great powers to cooperate.

Government took after the attack: the creation of a worldwide coalition of countries against terrorism, the effective control over suspicious financial flows and international bank associations, the networking of relevant information flows among national intelligence agencies, as well as the worldwide coordination of corresponding police investigations. B o R R A o o R I : You have claimed that the intellectual is a figure with historically specific characteristics, deeply intertwined with European history, the ninteenth century, and the onset of modernity.

In short, only there did I begin to better comprehend the foreboding atmosphere that already echoes in your question. Also among the left there is a widespread awareness ofliving at a turning point in history. S. government itself was slightly paranoid or merely shunning responsibility. At any rate, the repeated and utterly nonspecific announcements of possible new terror attacks and the senseless calls to "be alert" further stirred a vague feeling of angst along with an uncertain readiness-precisely the intention of the terrorists.

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