By AFN Clarke
"When a dogmatic ideology is embraced because the best precept of presidency, basic person freedoms turn into an unacceptable threat."
Rufus Reed, a former British unique Forces officer grew to become debatable best-selling writer, wakes as much as locate himself incarcerated in a mystery CIA 'black-site' criminal situated outdoors the Uited States and past the achieve of standard criminal and moral conventions. Drugged and abducted from his domestic in Marin County close to San Francisco, he has been arrested lower than the U.S. Government's international Intelligence Surveillance Act, below a warrant procured with fabricated facts. yet his tale is barely the end of a posh and hazardous fight for the survival of democracy within the USA.
Set opposed to the Presidential election of 2008 An Unquiet American is a singular tht defies conference and questions the very textile of yank Democracy.
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The group were as good as their word: nothing further was ever heard of the "scottish Legion" - if they had ever existed! There was now considerable unease in Government circles at the prospect of Scottish extremists' artacks on oil installations and a high-level meeting was convened to consider improved security measures. Professor John Erickson of Edinburgh University's Defence Studies Unit and Professor Alan Thompson of Heriot\(att University issued a joint report on the problems of North Sea Oil Defence in which they called for six to ten 4,000-ton ships with visible armaments, Sea King helicopters and a paramilitary volunteer reserve unit to parol pipelines and other onshore installations.
Amusingly, this was the same opinion which the "Tartan Army" caller had expressed wirh regard to the "scottish T, egion" ! This latter group had issued a press release to the Guardian newspaper and claimed to be prepared to carry out terrorist attacks on English targets to obtain Independence. According ro the press release a group of Scots from business, the professions and the services, including "some well placed in government and other strata of public life", had decided to "inflict serious and sustained attacks on the English and if necessary English commercial and industrial hrgets and public utilities".
There was no interruption to the supply. Then, on 7 February, rhere was a more serious blast at an electricity pylon in a ploughed field, 1OO yards off the A598 Cornhill to Berwick Road, just half a mile inside England. Again, there was no interruption to the supply. Police set up road blocks and cordoned-off the area whiie experts examined the pylon. Both explosions were later described by a spokesman for Cumberland and Northumbria Police as "unprofessional". The police had been given a "garbled message" received by a girl at a Scottish newspaper office warning of the explosion but the girl failed to note the full details.
An Unquiet American by AFN Clarke