Sting of the Drone

Richard A. Clarke; Read by Ari Fliakos

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In Washington, the Kill Committee gathers in the White House's Situation Room to pick the next targets for the United States drone program. At an airbase just outside Las Vegas, a team of pilots, military personnel and intelligence officers follow through on the committee's orders, finding the men who have been deemed a threat to national security and sentenced to death.
 
On the other side of the world, in the mountains where the drones hunt their prey, someone has decided to fight back. And not just against the unmanned planes that circle their skies, but against the Americans at home who control them.
 
Clarke not only remains an active and respected presence within the national security community but also appears regularly as an expert commentator for ABC and other media. His insider's expertise is on full display in Sting of the Drone, a breathtakingly realistic novel set within America's contentious drone program.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 27
PAKTIKA PROVINCE
AFGHANISTAN
The man they called Skander had come this way. It was over a hundred generations ago, but the watcher on the hill knew the story. Everyone did. The long column, pounding down the dirt, kicking up the dust, had passed through the canyon below. Then he had built the city in the south and named it after himself. Finally, he and his men had gone, as they all eventually do, as these new ones would.
Now the hardpack road below was rutted, studded with rocks, seldom driven.

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Richard A. Clarke; Read by Ari Fliakos

Richard A. Clarke served for thirty years in the United States Government, including an unprecedented ten continuous years as a White House official, serving three consecutive Presidents. In the White House he was Special Assistant to the President for Global Affairs, Special Advisor to the President for Cyberspace, and National Coordinator for Security and Counter-terrorism.

Prior to his White House years, he served as a diplomat, including as Assistant Secretary of State and held other positions in the State Department and the Pentagon.

Since leaving government in 2003, Mr. Clarke has served as an on-air consultant for ABC News for ten years, taught at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government for five years, managed a consulting firm, chaired the Board of Governors of the Middle East Institute, and written six books, both fiction and non-fiction, including the national number one bestseller Against All Enemies and Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It.

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Sting of the Drone
Richard A. Clarke; Read by Ari Fliakos

Unabridged Compact Disc

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Macmillan Audio
May 2014
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427239280
ISBN10: 1427239282
Audio Run Time: 9:00
$29.99

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Macmillan Audio
May 2014
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427245229
ISBN10: 1427245223
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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
May 2014
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781250047977
ISBN10: 1250047978
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 304 pages
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May 2014
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ISBN: 9781466848276
ISBN10: 1466848278
304 pages
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