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By Steve Hendricks

ISBN-10: 0393080684

ISBN-13: 9780393080681

A e-book so compelling it merits to turn into one of many nonfiction classics of our time. As propulsively readable because the top "true crime," A Kidnapping in Milan is a effective reckoning with the realities of counterterrorism. In a enchanting page-turner, Steve Hendricks offers us a ground-level view of the delivery and progress of foreign Islamist terrorist networks and of counterterrorism in motion in Europe. He additionally offers an eloquent, eagle's-eye viewpoint at the great questions of justice and the guideline of law.

"In Milan a recognized truth is usually defined via competing stories," Hendricks writes, however the tales that swirled round the February 2003 disappearance of the unconventional imam Abu Omar might quickly aspect in a single direction—to a covert motion by means of the CIA. The police of Milan have been exploiting their wiretaps of Abu Omar for helpful info prior to the faucets went silent. The americans have been their allies in counterterrorism—would they've got disrupted a fruitful investigation?

In a rare story of detective as opposed to undercover agent, Italian investigators lower than the management of prosecutor Armando Spataro unraveled in embarrassing aspect the "covert" motion within which Abu Omar have been abducted and despatched to be tortured in Egypt. Spataro—seasoned in prosecutions of the Mafia and the crimson Brigades and a passionate believer within the rule of law—sought to aim the abductors in absentia: the first-ever trial of CIA officials via a U.S. best friend. An exemplary success in narrative nonfiction writing, A Kidnapping in Milan is immediately a detective tale, a historical past of the terrorist threat, and an indictment of the idea that man's savagery opposed to guy should be stilled with extra savagery but.

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Copyright © 2013. Cornell University Press. All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 3 April 2015. Copyright © 2013. Cornell University Press. All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 3 April 2015. Copyright © 2013. Cornell University Press. All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013.

All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 3 April 2015. Copyright © 2013. Cornell University Press. All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 3 April 2015. Copyright © 2013. Cornell University Press. All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013.

Copyright © 2013. Cornell University Press. All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 3 April 2015. Copyright © 2013. Cornell University Press. All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 3 April 2015. Copyright © 2013. Cornell University Press. All rights reserved. Hopgood, Stephen. Endtimes of Human Rights. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University Press, 2013.

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