Th I love the character of MIKE MARTIN AND THE STRANGE COINCIDENCE Martin and the strange coincidence events that occur AWESOME READ TYPICAL FORSYTH4 STARS INFORMATIVEGRIPPINGINTRIGUINGPRECISE DETAILING ROLLER COASTER RIDEWhat an amazing book from Forsyth The breath taking moments that happen with the Lead character Mike martin who does the spying ob for the British in Ira occupied Kuwait and ruthless streets of Baghdad to clinch the astonishing secrets of Saddam s Mindset to war and victory and also the revelation of the possibility of Ira possessing ubth ut allah or simply the fist of god which is a Nuclear Bomb if engaged could change the Fate of all the Arab NationsThe link up of Mike Martin and Jericho a double agent was fabulous and it escalates the tension and curiosity to a heart stopping level as
"They Had To Work In "had to work in extremely confidential way so as to avoid falling into the hands of diligent and dexterous Hassan Rahmanicounter intelligence and the ruthless Head of secret police Omar khatib Through the Jericho source Mike finds the truth about the existence of THE NUCLEAR WEAPON and ventures into a mission to find and destroy itThe novel is a balanced blend of fact and fiction This book is also a testament to the sheer perseverance and
research Forsyth had put in to make it an unparalleled craft in this genreThe bookForsyth had put in to make it an unparalleled craft in this genreThe book you to a 84, Charing Cross Road journey in the arab world which is tension filled action packed informative and breath takingA must read to all Geopolitical aficionados Gautam This gripping novel is set against the backdrop of the Gulf War of 1991It isam packed with suspense and action and we never know who will survive and who wontWe see into the inner workings of the governments and secret services of the USA UK and IsraelAs well as into the chilling terror of Saddam Hussein s dictatorship and get a glimpse of Saddam s evil mind as well as the unbelievable cruelty of Hussein and his minions such as the head of his secret police Amn al Amn Omar Khatib and General Abdullah Kadiri men who delight in the most horrific cruelties on those who get in their wayThese tortures and deaths are harrowing to read especially the one of that poor Irai prostitute who was raped brutally multiple times and then beaten to death after being caught spying for the AmericansThe heroes of the story include Mike Martin a SAS agent working in Baghdad and Don Walker a US Air Force Fighter PilotI was a bit disappointed about the way he dealt with the MOSSAD operations in Vienna As an admirer of the MOSSAD Id have hoped that their antics would have been heroic and gripping than his story of a MOSSAD agent romancing a lonely and dowdy female bank worker in order to get bank secrets and then abandoning herThe central message of the novel outlined in the postscript is the terrible danger the West is putting herself bu not stopping the nuclear weapon programmes of countries like Iran and Pakista. Pert van wie algemeen bekend was dat hij voor Irak werkteDe conclusie wordt pijnlijk snel duidelijk Saddam Hoessein beschikt over een verschrikkelijk wapen dat wordt aangeduid met ubth ut Allah De Vuist van God De wereld staat aan de vooravond van een niet meer af te wenden allesvernietigende oorlog. Fortress5 The Day of the Jackal 4 The Odessa "FILE 3 THE FOURTH PROTOCOL 4 THE DOGS OF "3 The Fourth Protocol 4 The Dogs of 4 The Devil s Alternative 2 The Afghan 4 The Fist of God3 The Kill List 5 The Shepherd The Gulf War and invasion and liberating of KuwaitThe Fist of God is a 1994 novel mixing known fact with fiction to tell a story of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War racing against time to discover the true nature of Saddam Hussein s secret weapon The Fist of God 1931 Before this Kuwait was the 19th province os irag Saddam wanted it back Ira s propaganda was that Kuwait had taken than its share of the oil from the shared Rumailah oil fieldIrag also owed Kuwait 15 billion they has loaned Ira during its war with IranIra invaded Iran in 1980 1988 The Al Sabahs were asking for repaymentSaddam was called The Rais by his loyalsSaudi Arabia has the biggest oil fields in the world Kuwait is secondOleg Vladimirovich Penkovsky codenamed Agent Hero Russian April 23 1919 was a colonel with Soviet military intelligence GRU in the late 1950s and early 1960s who informed the United Kingdom and the United States about the Soviet Union placing missiles on Cuba which led to the Cuban Missile CrisisDuring his 30 month career he handed over 5500 documentsStealth Fighters Black Shape is multiple angles created in such a way to reflect most of the radar waves directed at it and to absorb the rest into its reflect most of the radar waves directed at it and to absorb the rest into its bodyShaped like a stingrayIt does not bounce hostile radar waves back to the receiver and therby betray its position to the enemyThe Magic Flute German Die Zauberfl te is an opera in two acts composed in 1791 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto
by Emanuel Schikaneder The work is in the form of a Singspiel aEmanuel Schikaneder The work is in the form of a Singspiel a form that included both singing and spoken dialogue Takes place in EgyptThe Magic Flute is noted for its prominent Masonic elements Schikaneder and Mozart were Masons and lodge brothers Time Egypt about the reign of Rameses IPlace Near and at the Temple of Isis MemphisSchikaneder had persuaded Mozart to compose the music to a puppet show for him At that time however freemasonry was a much discussed subject It had been interdicted by Maria Theresa and armed forces were employed to break up the lodges As a practical man Schikaneder saw his chance to exploit the interdicted rite I read FIST OF GOD years and years ago before I knew of Goodreads and therefore before I wrote reviews However I did keep a computerized spreadsheet of books read with ratings I imported the books and my ratings into Goodreads Even without my review my recollection of a few outstanding books remain it is usually the Frederick Forsyth s novels which are branded in my mind as remarkably unforgettable along with Ken Follett and the early Nelson DeMille novels I give few 5 stars even to Mr Forsyth but this one is so outstanding and richly deserves it One of my favourite books on ear. Ultiem vernietigingswapen heeft weten te ontwikkelenAls in Brussel dr Gerry Bull wordt vermoord hebben de geheime inlichtingendiensten van zowel Amerika als Engeland en Israël het overtuigende bewijs in handen Dr Bull was niet alleen een briljante wetenschapper maar tevens 's werelds beste wapenex. .
One of the best books he wrote It contains a lot of side information that makes it very 3 dimensional and believable I picked this up in a charity shop in Scarborough in late July 2013 If you like FF he never lets you down The military James Bond Odds stacked against
the nature of the detailed writing the fistnature of the detailed writing The Fist God is a wonderfully tense highly readable thriller on the First Gulf War Forsyth carries his readers into the intrigue of the Middle East and inside the minds of the decision makers the Middle East and inside the minds of the decision makers their Headuarters In Washington London in Washington London and Saudi Arabia Frederick Forsyth uses his excellent ournalistic way of writing brief effective descriptions dialogue that is actually interesting well chosen settings and a wonderful mix of fictional drama and real life to effortlessly carry the reader into a world that is as exciting as it is intelligent A top notch geopolitical thriller The first few chapters of Forsyth s Persian Gulf War espionage thriller are a little wooden stock characters cliched dialogue but once the plot is established and takes over that s all you care about I m not one who likes the blending of fact and fiction in these types of novels and I was constantly googling to see what characters were invented whether Ira actually did have a nuclear weapon in 1990 and how Scuds compared to the al Husayn missiles There are some brutal torture scenes Not everyone lives to see the end of the book With the exception of Margaret Thatcher its female characters don t come off well Its twisty turns particularly at the end make it a slightly above average thriller Description From the behind the scenes decision making of the Allies to the secret meetings of Saddam Hussein s war cabinet from the brave American fliers running their dangerous missions over Ira to the heroic young spy planted deep in the heart of Baghdad Forsyth s incomparable storytelling skill keeps the suspense at a breakneck pace Somewhere in Baghdad is the mysterious Jericho the traitor who is willing for a price to reveal what is going on in the high councils of the Irai dictator But Saddam s ultimate weapon has been kept secret even from his most trusted advisers and the nightmare scenario that haunts General Schwarzkopf and his colleagues is suddenly imminent unless somehow the spy can locate that weapon The Fist of God in time Peopled with vivid characters brilliantly displaying Forsyth s incomparable knowledge of intelligence operations and tradecraft moving back and forth between Washington and London Baghdad and Kuwait desert vastnesses and city bazaars this breathtaking novel is an utterly convincing story of what may actually have happened behind the headlinesrosado mp3 Walkies Great for the ears above shanks s pony an engrossing story set during Ira I When will dictators stop annexing countries at whimWAR IN THE GULF BAGHDAD REFUGE Hussein s Nuclear Proof Buried. De Westerse inlichtingendiensten hebben er in de loop der aren alles aan gedaan om te voorkomen dat Irak de beschikking zou kunnen krijgen over wereldbedreigende wapens Talloze malen werden verdachte transporten onderschept Maar nu zijn er steeds meer aanwijzingen dat Saddam Hoessein desondanks een.