By Anthony Horowitz
The sniper’s bullet approximately killed him. yet Alex Rider controlled to outlive . . . simply in time for extra hassle to come back his method. whilst kidnappers try and grab a fellow sufferer from the specific health center the place Alex is convalescing, he is familiar with he has to prevent him. however the boy he saves isn't any usual sufferer: he's the son of Nikolai Drevin, one of many richest males on the earth. The eccentric billionaire has been designated by means of strength 3, a bunch of eco-terrorists who declare his venture Ark Angelthe first luxurious resort in outer spaceis a risk to the surroundings. quickly Alex discovers that strength 3 will cease at not anything to break Ark Angel, no matter if it capacity sending 400 a whole bunch molten glass and metal hurtling right down to Earth and killing thousands . . . until Alex can cease them.
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Flash: the commander of Soviet forces in the Balkans was toasting the coming fall 18 T I M W E I N E R of Istanbul. Flash: Stalin was prepared to invade Turkey, encircle the Black Sea, and take the Mediterranean and the Middle East. The Pentagon determined that the best way to blunt a Soviet advance was to cut the Red Army’s supply lines in Romania. Senior staff members under the Joint Chiefs started drawing up battle plans. They told Vandenberg to prepare the ﬁrst covert operation of the cold war.
From Moscow, Walter Bedell Smith sent his assessment that British troops were the only force keeping Greece from falling into the Soviet orbit. At home, the red scare was rising. For the ﬁrst time since before the Great Depression, the Republicans now controlled both houses of Congress, with men like Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin and Congressman Richard Nixon of California gaining power. Truman’s popularity was plunging; his approval rating in public opinion polls had fallen 50 points since the end of the war.
His deputy, Stephen Penrose, who had run the Middle East division of the OSS, resigned in frustration. ” Nevertheless, on December 14, 1947, the National Security Council issued its ﬁrst top secret orders to the CIA. ” With this martial drum roll, the CIA set out to beat the Reds in the Italian elections, set for April 1948. The CIA told the White House that Italy could become a totalitarian police state. If the communists won at the ballot box, they would seize “the most ancient seat of Western Culture.
Ark Angel (Alex Rider, Book 6) by Anthony Horowitz