Tom Clancys Op Center Essay

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Tom Clancys Op Center

Tom Clancy's Op-Center Divide and Conquer

The nation is about to be in another Middle East war, but they don't know it yet, even the
president doesn't know it. Will Paul Hood inform the president with the correct
information in time? Will war break out in Azerbaijan? In this political thriller you
really don't know what is going on right up until the end.

Paul Hood is the main character; he is the head of Op-Center, the United States division
that deals with information sharing with Allis countries to stop terrorism. He is going
through a divorce, and his daughter was just held hostage in an U.S. embassy (I think this
happened in the book before the one I read). He had resigned from Op-Center because of all
the things happening in his life, but he went back because he couldn't live without it.
Paul Hood would be classified as a workaholic.

The Chief of Staff (Red Gable), the Vice President (Charles Cotten) and Secretary of the
State (Jack Fenewick), are all in on the conspiracy to start a war in order to secure the
U.S. oil supply for the next millennium. The conspiracy will also put Charles Cotten into
the presidency, with Michael Lawerence (current president) being forced out of office.

The conspiracy that the "Eye's Only Group" (Gable, Cotten and Fenewick) has planned is
that of terrorism and treason. The plan is the terrorist known as the Harpooner will blow
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