What if the Islamic State obtains weapons of mass destruction? When a New York Times foreign correspondent hears rumors that ISIS has captured a cache of chemical weapons in Syria, he and his colleagues head into the imploding Arab country to find the truth. They uncover a plot that could lead to genocide. Already ISIS has attacked two governments, brutally killing anyone who stands in their way. Now they have their sights set on a third target. But who will it be? The United States? Israel? Or someone else? And can they be stopped in time?
From the inside flap: The Israelis and Palestinians are on the verge of signing a historic comprehensive treaty. After decades of conflict, the world awaits a new era of peace. But now a new threat is rising.
The Islamic State, a dangerous al Qaeda offshoot also known as ISIS, is on the rampage. Already they have attacked two governments, brutally killing anyone who stands in their way. Now they have their sights set on a third target. But who will it be? The United States? Israel? Or someone else?
When award-winning New York Times correspondent J. B. Collins hears rumors that ISIS has captured a cache of chemical weapons, he risks everything by sneaking into Syria to locate and interview the commander of the terrorist organization. Under intense pressure from multiple governments not to publish his findings, he faces a decision that could cost him his career—or his life.
With the American president set to visit the region, the Middle East teeters on the edge of explosion.
As a war-weary world hopes for peace, and a bloodthirsty terrorist regime grows in strength, who will prevail? Can Collins, with the help of a mysterious and beautiful Mossad agent, alert the world to the danger before ISIS can unleash its apocalyptic vision?
Or with chemical weapons in the hands of radical Islamic jihadists, is it already too late?
Whenever I see a new Joel Rosenberg book coming out, I know I need to clear time on my cal-endar. His penetrating knowledge of all things Mideastern, coupled with his intuitive knack for high-stakes intrigue, demand attention.
by Porter Goss, former director of the CIA
Book 1 in the bestselling 3-book international political thriller series that has sold over 475,000 copies!
“Rosenberg has ripped a page from current headlines with a heart-stopping plot about the Islamic State.” —Publishers Weekly
“His novels are un-put-downable.” —Steve Forbes, editor in chief, Forbes magazine
When New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell—ISIS—has captured a cache of chemical weapons inside Syria, he knows this is a story he must pursue at all costs.
Does the commander of the jihadist faction really have weapons of mass destruction? If so, who is the intended target? The U.S.? Israel? Or someone else?
With tensions already high, the impending visit of the American president to the region could prove to be the spark that sets off an explosion of horrendous proportions. Knowing that terrorist forces are already trying to bring down two Arab governments in the region—Iraq and Syria—can Collins uncover the truth before it’s too late? Or will the terrorists succeed in setting their sights on the third target and achieving genocide?
a someone who served in the armed forces, this book is moving on many levels. a great read.