Framing the Dialogue

Extreme Measures

Torture, enhanced interrogation, or Extreme Measuresare different ways to describe an attempt to gather information from an enemy using techniques that may make many squeamish.  Most of us are abhorrent to any methods that involve knives, bullets in sensitive areas, whips, or even razor blades.  What if the enemy had knowledge that you needed right away to save your father, mother, wife, or child?

What then would you do to get that information?  If you only had 20 minutes to save your loved one and the person wanted his lawyer would you provide one?  My guess is that you would do pretty much anything to save your child.  I would.  So what happens to you after the dust has settled?  You have broken the law.  Vince Flynn tackles this subject with CIA operative Mitch Rapp.

“Rapp had to laugh at the irony of the situation.  Here he was in an orange jumpsuit shackled to a metal table in a room that reeked of urine…the fact that America treated terrorists better than its own citizens was just another example of how upside down things were. “

Flynn provides another exciting novel pitting Rapp against the forces of evil…terrorists, lawyers, and politicians.  As evidenced by the cover shot, the majority of the action takes place in our nation’s capital.  You’ll have to read the book to see if the enemy prevails, but it will be worth your time.

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