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1000 Years for Revenge is a groundbreaking investigative paintings that uncovers startling facts of ways the FBI ignored dozens of possibilities to forestall the assaults of September eleven, courting again to 1989. Award-winning journalist Peter Lance explains how an elusive al Qaeda mastermind defeated the full American defense procedure in what the writer calls "the maximum failure of intelligence because the Trojan Horse." Threading the tales of FBI agent Nancy Floyd, FDNY hearth marshal Ronnie Bucca, and bomb-maker Ramzi Yousef, Lance uncovers the years of behind-the-scenes intrigue that positioned those 3 strangers on a collision direction. An unheard of paintings of investigative reporting and masterful storytelling, 1000 Years for Revenge will swap eternally the way in which we glance on the FBI and the struggle on terror within the twenty-first century.

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Every morning Andreas Olsen walks across Hammersborg Square on the way from his apartment at the bottom of Grünerløkka to the office on 8 Apotekergata, vis-à-vis the supermarket in the vg newspaper building. The publishers Schibsted and Cappelen Damm are also located in this quarter. “olsen” is written in capital letters over the entrance to the Oslo trade union offices. Carl Marius Olsen used to run Oslo’s leading coachman business and had the honor of driving Norway’s new royal family from Vippetangen to the castle on November 25, 1905.

The front page confirms that there’s not much happening in Norway. The financial crisis in southern Europe is the dominant news. The news in Norway on July 22, 2011, is about the new semester starting soon and a Christian center in Vestfold County that has ambitions of becoming Europe’s largest. It’s a normal day in the Skøyen neighborhood. The weather is gray on the west side of the city. Each and every person has his or her own plans for the day—someone is taking the bus into his office at the Ministry of Justice; others follow their children to kindergarten; some are returning from their vacation; many will start theirs; most will rent a family movie and eat tacos for supper, while a few will go downtown to chat up girls.

On the pier the seventy-two-year-old is received by Eskil Pedersen and others in the party leadership. The youths have brought along umbrellas, and they compete with each other to hold them over her. It’s not that far to walk up to the hall where she will talk about her life in politics, but Gro and Eskil are being driven up there in a black car. Meanwhile, the youngsters are streaming toward the main hall. ” Some stop by the kiosk. Some have to fill their stomachs before eating a meal of meatballs, gravy, cranberry jam, mashed potatoes, and vegetables later in the day.

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