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Triple Cross: How Bin Laden's Master Spy Penetrated the CIA, the Green Berets, and the FBI

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"A chilling account of a killer who slipped through the hands of a daft justice system….Triple Cross chronicles one of the most vicious spies of our time."—Toronto Sun

In the years prior to 2001, no single agent of al Qaeda was more successful in compromising the U.S. intelligence community than Ali Mohamed. For almost two decades the former Egyptian army commando succeeded in living a double life—marrying an American woman, becoming a naturalized citizen, and infiltrating the CIA in Europe, the Green Berets at Fort Bragg, and the FBI in California—even as he helped orchestrate the campaign of terror that culminated in the 9/11 attacks.

Triple Cross is award-winning investigative reporter Peter Lance's chilling true account of the career of the master spy known to his al Qaeda brothers as "Ali the American"—an explosive narrative revealing the gaping holes in our nation's security net. Finally, coming off his previous FBI exposé, Cover Up, Lance also chronicles the collapse of the Brooklyn murder trial of former FBI agent Lin DeVecchio, a case that could well have revolutionized public understanding of the background of 9/11.

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In the years prior to 2001, no single agent of al Qaeda was more successful in compromising the U.S. intelligence community than Ali Mohamed. For almost two decades the former Egyptian army commando succeeded in living a double lifeand#8212;marrying an American woman, becoming a naturalized citizen, and infiltrating the CIA in Europe, the Green Berets at Fort Bragg, and the FBI in Californiaand#8212;even as he helped orchestrate the campaign of terror that culminated in the 9/11 attacks.

Triple Crossis award-winning investigative reporter Peter Lance's chilling true account of the career of the master spy known to his al Qaeda brothers as "Ali the American"and#8212;an explosive narrative revealing the gaping holes in our nation's security net. Finally coming off his previous FBI exposand#233;, Cover Up, Lance also supplies new evidence in the Brooklyn murder case of former FBI agent Lin DeVecchio, whose trial may well reopen the 9/11 investigation.

About the Author

A five-time Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and former correspondent for ABC News, Peter Lance has covered hundreds of stories worldwide for 20/20, Nightline, and World News Tonight. He is the author of 1000 Years for Revenge, Cover Up, and the novel First Degree Burn, and he lives in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061189418
Author:
Lance, Peter
Publisher:
Harper Paperbacks
Author:
Vizsolyi, Michael
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Subject:
Intelligence service -- United States.
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
National Poetry Series
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.16656 in 26.8 oz

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"Synopsis" by , In the years prior to 2001, no single agent of al Qaeda was more successful in compromising the U.S. intelligence community than Ali Mohamed. For almost two decades the former Egyptian army commando succeeded in living a double lifeand#8212;marrying an American woman, becoming a naturalized citizen, and infiltrating the CIA in Europe, the Green Berets at Fort Bragg, and the FBI in Californiaand#8212;even as he helped orchestrate the campaign of terror that culminated in the 9/11 attacks.

Triple Crossis award-winning investigative reporter Peter Lance's chilling true account of the career of the master spy known to his al Qaeda brothers as "Ali the American"and#8212;an explosive narrative revealing the gaping holes in our nation's security net. Finally coming off his previous FBI exposand#233;, Cover Up, Lance also supplies new evidence in the Brooklyn murder case of former FBI agent Lin DeVecchio, whose trial may well reopen the 9/11 investigation.

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