The Third Target: A J. B. Collins Novel

By Joel C. Rosenberg

2016 Christian e-book Award finalist (Fiction category)
When New York Times international correspondent J. B. Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell―ISIS―has captured a cache of chemical guns within Syria, he understands this can be a tale he needs to pursue in any respect expenses. Does the commander of the jihadist faction quite have guns of mass destruction? if this is the case, who's the meant goal? The united states? Israel? Or another person? With tensions already excessive, the approaching stopover at of the yankee president to the sector may possibly turn out to be the spark that units off an explosion of horrendous proportions. understanding that terrorist forces are already attempting to carry down Arab governments within the region―Iraq and Syria―can Collins discover the reality ahead of it’s too overdue? Or will the terrorists reach atmosphere their points of interest at the 3rd goal and reaching genocide?

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To my correct, approximately fifty yards away, used to be the charred hulk of a faculty bus. past that, a few hundred yards away, stood the carcass of an outdated VW van. at the back of us lay a abandoned playground, entire with slides and stability beams and swings swaying within the sour iciness wind. yet there have been no children —no human presence of any sort, as long as you missed the handfuls of shallow graves that looked as if it would were dug fairly lately. Clouds scattered after which regathered overhead, and within the intermittent moonlight i'll see row upon row of bombed-out condo structures sooner than us. there have been no lighting fixtures on in any of them. No sounds of song or conversing or laughter emanated from their midst. certainly, there have been no indicators of ordinary existence in any respect so far as the attention may well see. Welcome to Homs. as soon as a thriving city, Homs have been the third-largest urban in Syria after Damascus and Aleppo. greater than 600 thousand humans had, until eventually lately, known as this their domestic. Now it was once quick changing into a ghost city. many of the citizens had fled for his or her lives during the last few years. a few neighborhoods have been approximately empty of residing souls. If a ferocious conflict among executive and insurgent forces hadn’t simply erupted close by, i might have had no proposal a person used to be nonetheless left within the quarter. simply why someone was once nonetheless battling over this wilderness used to be past me. What used to be the purpose? What used to be left to struggle over? many of the factories have been blown up. lots of the colleges were burned down, the Catholic and Orthodox church buildings and the mosques, too. The banks have been looted. All yet a handful of shops have been shuttered. there has been slightly something to devour. No working water. No operating sewage process. The airport were obliterated. no matter if you had a functioning automobile, you couldn’t use it. The gasoline stations had no petrol. The roads have been ripped up or blocked via squaddies or rebels. there has been no valid approach into the town, and just a idiot may try and input. but there we have been, looking at the blaze of rockets and mortars streaking throughout the sky. lets see tracer bullets cutting throughout the evening. We couldn’t remain positioned. Forces from one facet or the opposite will be coming quickly. We needed to continue relocating. notwithstanding i attempted to not, I couldn’t support yet take into consideration all my buddies who had died masking this depressing conflict. My occasions colleague and fellow Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Shadid had died in Syria. So had Gilles Jacquier, a photojournalist with France Télévisions. And Marie Colvin with the Sunday instances of London. The record went on and on. good over 200 newshounds and photographers have been killed in Syria on my own because the begin of the civil warfare. And that didn’t even count number Janet Fiorelli and all of the different reporters who had died protecting the Arab Spring or the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. I didn’t are looking to be certainly one of them, yet I did wish this interview. i wished this particular, and that i was resolute to get it —or get shipped domestic in a physique bag. I whispered a plan to Omar. He quick relayed it to Abdel. Then, having a look into every one man’s eyes and ensuring we have been at the related web page, I grabbed my backpack, placed it once more over my shoulders, and jumped to my ft and started sprinting towards one of many bombed-out condominium constructions.

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