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The Afghan

Author: Frederick Forsyth
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When British and American intelligence catch wind of a major Al Qaeda operation in the works, they instantly galvanize--but to do what? They know nothing about it: the what, where, or when. They have no sources in Al Qaeda, and it's impossible to plant someone. Impossible, unless-- The Afghan is Izmat Khan, a five-year prisoner of Guantánamo Bay and a former senior commander of the Taliban. The Afghan is also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forsyth, Frederick, 1938-
Afghan.
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2006
(OCoLC)607757596
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Forsyth
ISBN: 0399153942 9780399153945
OCLC Number: 68133387
Description: 343 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Frederick Forsyth.
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"When British and American intelligence catch wind of a major Al Qaeda operation in the works, they instantly galvanize--but to do what? They know nothing about it: the what, where, or when. They have no sources in Al Qaeda, and it's impossible to plant someone. Impossible, unless-- The Afghan is Izmat Khan, a five-year prisoner of Guantánamo Bay and a former senior commander of the Taliban. The Afghan is also Colonel Mike Martin, a twenty-five-year veteran of war zones around the world--a dark, lean man born and raised in Iraq. In an attempt to stave off disaster, the intelligence agencies will try to do what no one has ever done before--pass off a Westerner as an Arab among Arabs."--From publisher description.

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