In a bid to take down MS-13?s criminal network in the Mission District of San Francisco, Michael Santini, a special agent with Homeland Security Investigations, recruits a pair of hardened gang members and convinces them to risk their lives as criminal informants. Set in a city with one of the strictest sanctuary policies protecting illegal immigrants in America, Operation Devil Horns illustrates how politically correct ideology impacts life-or-death crime fighting on the streets. Through the informants? eyes, Operation Devil Horns offers a rare glimpse into the pervasive criminal subculture of MS-13, a gang of Spanish-speaking immigrants that still terrorizes pockets of American society today ? including their own compatriots. The case begins with a focus on the gang in San Francisco, eventually widening to include a network that reaches across borders. Santini tracks down the gang?s leadership from the Bay Area to the prison cells of corrupt Central American regimes. Eventually, it takes the cold-blooded murder of three family members in San Francisco to shake the American public out of complacency and focus sober attention on a growing and violent threat.This is the story of a dedicated team of special agents, federal prosecutors, and local police who overcome political and legal challenges to take down more than two dozen violent criminal targets. It is the true story of will and determination for justice over passive acceptance of wanton violence, a case of victorious commitment to public safety over misguided political correctness.
Conflict in the Horn of Africa:The Kenya-Somalia Border Problem 1941-2014 UPA Vincent Bakpetu Thompson
Terrorists have unleashed the rapidly spreading virus dubbed The ´noids. Those infected become organic WMDs who attack others to spread the virus. As the plague spreads laws become meaningless and the military helpless. Civilization is collapsing from within. Gemma Goode, host of a wildly popular syndicated show about the unusual and the paranormal, and her fiancé, police profiler Danny Sullivan, know about the virus, having uncovered it through a series of chance encounters and investigative work. The ´noids attacks the Ammon’s Horn region of the brain, filling its victim with paranoid delusions, culminating in a violent, deadly outburst, ultimately followed by suicide. The virus, fused with a common cold germ, spreads, turning the country into a nation of violent lunatics. Danny and Gemma flee westward, ahead of the collapse. The trek west is long and nightmarish, and filled with life-or-death encounters with ‘noids victims and bands of looters. California has closed its border and maintains its isolationism by military force. The government is trying desperately to get things under control. As they battle their way west, Danny begins to obsess that the President, who has been evacuated to California, is infected with the virus. Danny will do anything - including assassination - to stop the President before he can start a nuclear war. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Danny Campbell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/007570/bk_adbl_007570_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This is a weird tale in the tradition of The Twilight Zone. With original music that enhances its jazz-world setting, this is a compelling and entertaining piece of fiction by a popular, award-winning author. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Thomas F. Monteleone. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bord/000002/bk_bord_000002_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dark Ice and Flames of TangoTango. Cool and passionate. Filled with sorrow, yet also inspired with glee. Calm and impulsive. Apparent extremes meet to form a whole. Dark Ice and Flames of Tango endeavours to comprise as many of these facets as possible without being excessively demanding in its performance. Tango has long since crossed all national borders and is at home all over the world. And now, as it has arrived at your own door as well, it is up to you to decide whether you would like to lead the dance or be led.Nombre de pages :28
The new revised and extended edition of this standard work retains all the original and unique low- and high-power photographs which document the organization of the human brainstem as well as the individual character of the neurons of each nucleus. Many structural differences are described in neuronal groups, indicating as yet unrecognized functional differences. Furthermore unique details of the neuronal organization and cytoarchitecture are featured, providing clues to the functional properties of the cell groups and stimulating research projects. Nomenclature and nuclear borders have been updated and new sections have been added describing the function and connectivity of each nucleus. For neuroscientists and neurologists this atlas provides an invaluable and complete source of reference for both their scientific research and everyday clinical practice. Neuropathologists, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, neurosurgeons as well as physiologists and physicians will find the combination of low-power brainstem imaging with cytological, physiological and neuroanatomical data highly relevant. In addition, the atlas offers researchers in other disciplines the opportunity to discover new correlations between structure and function, outlining new functional regions in the brainstem.
Zu Anfang dieses Jahrhunderts verlässt das Schulschiff der chilenischen Marine den Hafen von Talcahuano. Auf seiner letzten Fahrt nimmt es Kurs auf Kap Horn. An Bord ist ein blinder Passagier, der fünfzehnjährige Alejandro, der um jeden Preis Matrose werden will. Auf der Reise lernt er das harte Leben auf See und eine unbekannte Welt an der Südspitze der bewohnten Welt kennen. Mit diesem kleinen Roman, seinem ersten, fand Francisco Coloane Anfang der Vierzigerjahre in Lateinamerika seine größte Leserschaft unter Erwachsenen und Jugendlichen.
War-Path and Bivouac, the Conquest of the Sioux:A narrative of stirring personal experiences and adventures in the Big Horn and Yellowstone expedition of 1876, and in the campaign on the British border in 1879 John F. Finerty
War-Path and Bivouac, or the Conquest of the Sioux:A Narrative of Stirring Personal Experiences and Adventures in the Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition of 1876, and in the Campaign on the British Border, in 1879 (Classic Reprint) John F. Finerty