New thriller tells story of covert ops
Book based off lives of undercover operatives
- Duration 5:20
- Date Oct 11, 2012
Book based off lives of undercover operatives
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Our next guest has spent her life working undercover for the United States government bringing down terrorists and exposing Soviet espionage -- now those stories.
-- revealed in a way in a new novel based on her life called.
Code name wild card to his right now is former US Covert surveillance and author -- in the -- good morning to.
Well good morning Steve and thank you for -- if you are pleasure we'll talk about code name wild card and just -- of them because you were a Covert surveillance for awhile.
I'm kinda curious your reaction to the testimony on Capitol Hill yesterday about the security lapses in what looks like a cover up.
-- with our government regarding what happened in Libya in the murder of those four Americans.
Well when we first heard the story we were heartbroken about the killing.
Chris Stevens and the three American patriots who are trying to protect him from the consulate in Ben Ghazi.
And then when the story was put out that it was.
Sum -- a little video hitherto unknown -- Mohamed and in this country.
Sparked a riot and Olivia just coincidentally.
That was highly questionable and then when the White House and the secretary of state in the US ambassador -- you win.
That is just gonna say it's a video it's a video.
It was not the video.
Precisely and we even think it gave legs to that videos so that it was then used as an excuse to incite riots -- other unstable Muslim countries.
But it's not all Americans and are totally naive and without common sense and this really looks like.
Obama's house of cards collapsing.
You know what's interesting -- and it is the fact that when we've heard the president United States actually explaining what happened.
He's been on the view or David Letterman and -- in a setting where you know it is not being challenged him to get to the crux of what really happened because.
At the point where everybody was repeating that it was just the video.
The Intel community knew it was not the -- in fact there was no demonstration before the murder.
Or -- work guys.
Yes as I said the whole thing is heartbreaking and it it really reminds me of -- Soviet newspaper Pravda which used to print.
Whatever say that the Communist Party.
Agendas you know speaking of -- I know that when you and your husband were involved in trying to bring down some Soviet espionage.
Curious your feelings about the state of the relations between the United States and Russia right now with the president -- -- Well actually now its president -- again that's right.
I think we should being.
And bracing hopeful that we ten and be very careful not to be denying.
The Soviet strategy has not changed since 1991.
Landing structure of the USSR change.
Shared goals are still out there in the reason I mention president Medvedev is we've we've got a little something caught on tape the president didn't know the Mike was open.
Kyrie is talking about how after the election coming up in a couple of weeks mr.
Obama will be able to do more stop was.
What did you make of that.
Well my husband and I heard it right after it was shown on Fox News and we were appalled.
It looks as though President Obama is selling out the United States.
Let's talk a little bit about your book cut code named wild card it's based on -- true life things that happen to you when your husband and I -- I know but something that actually happened to you is the Soviet -- the Russian version of the Navy SEALs.
Actually blew up your boat because you were getting too close to -- right.
Where is really that they were after some innovative equipment we had that.
Didn't exist outside the space senator except for our own work underwater that is crazy that you -- you were lucky to to survive.
It was like.
Daniel coming out of the line stand.
My goodness in -- because of that and other things PT SB is is a big part of your book where you talk a a bit about that what also we need to know about it.
We need to know that it's basically a passionate.
Historical action thriller.
And that the reader needs.
Jason McDougal who is from forks Washington.
And with this dynamic forresters they traveled to North Korea where he goes through -- horrendous kidnapping and then he has to.
Survivor Rambo escape and that's why -- initially staying PT EST.
And in addition to that he has to battle the PTA -- -- while he.
Suddenly becomes the nemesis of millions of -- Soviet Trojan horse operation to undermine democracy in America what a story.
I -- that it's in brand new book code name wild card aren't -- in McFarland thank you very much for us.
Join us and tell us your story well thank you staying real pleasure thank you.