1000 Yards (John Milton Series, Novella) by Mark Dawson

Espionage

By Mark Dawson

He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His alternate is murder.

Milton is the fellow the govt. sends once you whilst every little thing else has failed. Ruthless. excellent. nameless. deadly. You wouldn't choose him out of a crowd yet you wouldn't are looking to be on his record. yet now, after ten years, he's had sufficient - there's blood on his arms and he wishes out. hassle is, this task isn't really one you could simply stroll away from.

He is going at the run, looking atonement for his sins via assisting the folk he meets alongside the way in which. yet his prior can't be simply forgotten and prior to lengthy it's Milton who's hunted, and never the hunter.

1000 Yards
This 17,000 be aware novella is an creation to John Milton, the main risky murderer within the pay of Her Majesty's government.

Milton is distributed into North Korea. With not anything yet a sniper rifle, undesirable intentions and a truly specific objective, will Milton have the ability to tackle the key police of the main risky failed country at the planet?

Also incorporated: the 1st bankruptcy of the 1st full-length Milton novel, THE purifier.

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President Amin was replaced by the Kremlin’s nominee, Babrak Karmal. ANDROPOV, YURI. In April 1982, Yuri Andropov became the only chairman of the KGB to be elected secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He had established his reputation as a hard-liner during the Hungarian revolution of 1956 and was appointed to lead the KGB in April 1967. An uncompromising cold warrior, he had been incapacitated through ill health for more than a year before his death from renal failure in 1984.

In October 2001, the KHAD was replaced by the National Directorate of Security, headed by General Muhammad Arif Sarwari. He was succeeded by Amrullah Saleh (February 2004–June 2010), Ibrahim Spinzada (June 2010–July 2010), Rahmatullah Nabil (July 2010–September 2012), Asadullah Khalid (September 2012–August 2013), and Rahmatullah Nabil (August 2013–). See also AMIN, HAFIZMULLAH. AGEE, PHILIP. After his resignation from the Latin America Division of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1969, Philip Agee became its implacable foe and, because of his relationship with the KGB and its surrogate, the Cuban Dirección General de Inteligencia (DGI), can be described as the agency’s first defector.

He was succeeded in July 1991 by Fatos Klosi, and in November 1999, SHIK was restructured as SHISH, headed by Visho Ajazi Lika. ALGERIA. The savagery of the anticolonial war for independence, with atrocities committed by both sides between the November 1954 revolution and independence from France in July 1962, set a standard for the French intelligence establishment, with the government in Paris disavowing operations conducted by military personnel seconded to its intelligence agency, the Service de Documentation Extérieure et de Contre-Espionage (SDECE).

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