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Author Warrick, Joby.

Title The triple agent : the al-Qaeda mole who infiltrated the CIA / Joby Warrick.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Doubleday, [2011]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Biography  BIO BALAWI    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 244 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-233) and index.
Contents Obsession -- Haunted -- The doctor -- Humiliation -- The informant -- Targets -- The jihadist -- Pressure -- Chief -- The double agent -- Dangle -- Rehearsal -- The triple agent -- No God but God -- The martyr -- Fallen -- Resolve -- Memorial Day.
Summary A Pulitzer Prize-winning intelligence reporter presents a narrative account of a mysterious Jordanian agent that describes how he infiltrated both al-Qaeda and the CIA before killing himself and seven CIA operatives in a suicide bombing, an event that revealed sobering agency weaknesses.
Subject Balawi, Humam Khalil al-
Qaida (Organization) -- Biography.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Biography.
Counterinsurgency -- Middle East.
Suicide bombers -- Afghanistan -- Khowst -- Biography.
Informers -- Jordan -- Biography.
Spies -- Jordan -- Biography.
Physicians -- Jordan -- Biography.
ISBN 9780385534185
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