Download Cutting Edge (Tom Clancy's Power Plays, Book 6) by Jerome Preisler PDF

By Jerome Preisler

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


Africa turns into the conflict floor in 21st-century battle. As fiberoptic cable is laid down round the continent, entities struggle to manage it. One is UpLink Communications, headed via Roger Gordian. The pan-African fiberoptic ring is his so much ambitious—and expensive—endeavor up to now. His nemesis, Harlan Devane, is penetrating the community. buying and selling in black industry commodities with terrorists and rogue states, the cable deals him limitless entry to a most useful product: info. to make sure his good fortune, Devane makes his movement midway worldwide. He hits Gordian the place it hurts—and kidnaps his daughter. Now, Gordian needs to belief his UpLink crew as by no means earlier than, as they try on land and sea to show the tables opposed to Devane...once and for all.

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Show all kinds of appetites and a powerful instinct for conservation. They are as sensible and rational beings as men. Geopolitics writings and social networks of Professor Karl Haushofer. Born in 1869, he entered the German army and finally retired in 1919 with the rank of major general. During his period of military service, he was sent to Japan in order to study their armed forces. Whilst on secondment (1908–10), Haushofer learnt Japanese and developed a keen interest in that country’s culture.

While territory and resources such as oil deposits and water sources matter, so do flows – of people, ideas, goods, fuel, and money. Flows of the aforementioned can be welcomed, ignored and/or feared. In January 2006, the populace of Ukraine discovered what it is like when gas flows stop and thus houses are no longer heated. As the main supplier of gas to European customers, Russia holds considerable potential to wield influence, cajole, and bully. Sometimes governments and citizens do not appreciate the scale and significance of particular patterns of movement.

W. Bush and George W. Bush administrations. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, infamously shook hands with Saddam Hussein in the early 1980s yet was later instrumental in planning and executing the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and his overthrow and subsequent execution in December 2006. 41 An intellectual poison? used geopolitics and other academic pursuits such as Sovietology (the study of Soviet government and society, sometimes described as ‘Kremlin Watching’) to contend that America had to be prepared to ditch policies of détente and balance of power in favour of a more aggressive approach which recognized that the Soviet Union was determined to extend its domination over the entire Euro-Asian landmass.

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