Secrets of State

Secrets of State

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"Sam Trainor's career of overseas work coupled with a penchant for being outspoken has left him on the outside of the competitive Washington establishment. Formerly the top South Asia expert in the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Trainor has moved to the private sector ... But Sam soon discovers that for all their similarities, the government and their hired contractors have vastly different motives. As he struggles to adjust to a more corporate, profit-driven version of the work that had been his life, he stumbles across an intelligence anomaly--the transcript of a phone conversation about the fastest ways to upend the delicate political balance keeping India and Pakistan from all-out war"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2015]
ISBN: 9780399165719
0399165711
Characteristics: 419 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number: PALMER, M

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Didn't like it, gave up after a couple of chapters.

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Possible Act of Nuclear Terrorism.

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