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From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the events that led to the Skripal poisoning

Produktbeschreibung
From the heart of the cold war to the current hostilities between Russia and the West, this is the definitive account of the events that led to the Skripal poisoning
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Seitenzahl: 320
  • Erscheinungstermin: 4. Oktober 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 163mm x 242mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 562g
  • ISBN-13: 9781529006889
  • ISBN-10: 1529006880
  • Artikelnr.: 53241576
Autorenporträt
Mark Urban is a broadcaster and historian. Priory to working for the BBC he was defence correspondent for the Independent for four years, covering the end of the Cold War and the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan. He is also the acclaimed author of Task Force Black: The explosive true story of the SAS and the secret war in Iraq; Big Boys' Rules: The SAS and the secret struggle against the IRA and Rifles: Six years with Wellington's legendary sharpshooters. Mark read international relations at the London School of Economics and served for a short time in the British army.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction - Introduction: Introduction
Section - Prologue: An Unlawful Use of Force
Section - Part One: Agent
Chapter - 1: The Pitch
Chapter - 2: Sergei's Journey
Chapter - 3: Into the Darkness
Chapter - 4: Master Race No Longer
Chapter - 5: Breakthrough in Madrid
Chapter - 6: Inside the Glass House
Chapter - 7: The View From Vauxhall
Chapter - 8: Back Into the Light
Section - Part Two: Prisoner
Chapter - 9: Inside Lefortovo
Chapter - 10: Litvinenko
Chapter - 11: IK 5
Chapter - 12: Hitmen
Chapter - 13: The Fateful Letter
Chapter - 14: Operation Ghost Stories
Chapter - 15: Deliverance
Chapter - 16: Christie Miller Road
Section - Part Three: Target
Chapter - 17: Sunday 4 March
Chapter - 18: The Fight For Survival
Chapter - 19: 'Highly Likely' Russia
Chapter - 20: The Investigation Falters
Chapter - 21: The Information War
Chapter - 22: The Long Road to Recovery
Rezensionen
Engrossing . . . Urban tells the story of Skripal's undercover career well, much of it previously unknown and gleaned from around 10 hours of conversations with him at his Salisbury home Luke Harding Guardian