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1000 Years for Revenge: International Terrorism and the FBI--the Untold…
by Peter Lance
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060597259, Paperback)
1000 Years for Revenge is a groundbreaking investigative work that uncovers startling evidence of how the FBI missed dozens of opportunities to stop the attacks of September 11, dating back to 1989. Award-winning journalist Peter Lance explains how an elusive al Qaeda mastermind defeated the entire American security system in what the author calls "the greatest failure of intelligence since the Trojan Horse." Threading the stories of FBI agent Nancy Floyd, FDNY fire marshal Ronnie Bucca, and bomb-maker Ramzi Yousef, Lance uncovers the years of behind-the-scenes intrigue that put these three strangers on a collision course. An unparalleled work of investigative reporting and masterful storytelling, 1000 Years for Revenge will change forever the way we look at the FBI and the war on terror in the twenty-first century.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:02:59 -0400)
"In 1000 Years for Revenge - an investigative work that reads like an international thriller - journalist Peter Lance reveals how the FBI missed dozens of opportunities to stop the attacks of September 11, dating back to 1989. Drawing on interviews with scores of central figures in the story, as well as hundreds of pages of declassified documents, Lance uncovers evidence of FBI negligence that even a joint congressional committee missed."."This is a story of heroes: Nancy Floyd, who tried to bring down the New York terror cell but paid for her efforts with damage to her career, and Ronnie Bucca, who tried to alert the FBI to the security threat to New York City from al Qaeda but paid for the agency's negligence with his life on 9/11. It is also a story of the power of evil: Lance offers a chronicle of how one man - the elusive mastermind Yousef - managed to defeat the entire American security system in what Lance calls "the greatest failure of intelligence since the Trojan Horse." 1000 Years for Revenge will change forever the way we look at the FBI and the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century."--BOOK JACKET.
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