The Resource The triple agent : the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA, Joby Warrick

The triple agent : the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA, Joby Warrick

Label
The triple agent : the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA
Title
The triple agent
Title remainder
the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA
Statement of responsibility
Joby Warrick
Title variation
  • Al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA
  • Al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the Central Intelligence Agency
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In December 2009, Humam Khalil al-Balawi, a Jordanian double agent who infiltrated the upper ranks of al-Qaeda, was pegged as a rising superspy for the CIA. Instead he triple crossed the CIA's top terrorist hunters, setting off a suicide bomb that killed seven operatives. Here is the story of a single year in the CIA's secret war on terror
Summary
A Pulitzer Prize-winning intelligence reporter presents a narrative account of a mysterious Jordanian agent that describes how he infiltrated both al-Qaeda and the CIA before killing himself and seven CIA operatives in a suicide bombing, an event that revealed sobering agency weaknesses
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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393331
Cataloging source
DLC
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Warrick, Joby
Dewey number
  • 363.325092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Balawi, Humam Khalil al-
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • United States
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Suicide bombers
  • Informers
  • Spies
  • Physicians
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA
Label
The triple agent : the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA, Joby Warrick
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-233) and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 244 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385534185
Lccn
2011002639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits (some color), photographs (some color)
Label
The triple agent : the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA, Joby Warrick
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-233) and index
Carrier category
  • volume
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 244 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385534185
Lccn
2011002639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits (some color), photographs (some color)

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