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  • Jake Tapper

    A young Congressman stumbles on the powerful political underworld of 1950's D.C. in this 'potent thriller' (David Baldacci) and New York Times bestseller from CNN correspondent Jake Tapper. Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his young wife Margaret, a zoologist with ambitions of her own. Amid the swirl of glamorous and powerful political leaders and deal makers, a mysterious fatal car accident thrusts Charlie and Margaret into an underworld of backroom deals, secret societies, and a plot that could change the...read more

  • Jake Tapper

    The basis of the film starring Orlando Bloom and Scott Eastwood, The Outpost is the heartbreaking and inspiring story of one of America's deadliest battles during the war in Afghanistan, acclaimed by critics everywhere as a classic. At 5:58 AM on October 3rd, 2009, Combat Outpost Keating, located in frighteningly vulnerable terrain in Afghanistan just 14 miles from the Pakistani border, was viciously attacked. Though the 53 Americans there prevailed against nearly 400 Taliban fighters, their casualties made it the deadliest fight of the war for the U.S. that year. Four months after the battle, a Pentagon review revealed that there was no reason for the troops at Keating to have been there...read more

  • Jake Tapper

    A las 5:58 am del 3 de octubre de 2009, a justo 14 millas de distancia de la frontera con Pakistán, fue despiadadamente atacado el Puesto de Combate Keating, ubicado en un aterradoramente vulnerable terreno en Afganistán. A pesar de que 53 norteamericanos hicieron frente a casi 400 guerrilleros del Taliban, sus muertes convirtieron esta batalla en la más sangrienta y fatal de la guerra para los Estados Unidos en ese año. Cuatro meses después de la batalla, una revisión del Pentágono reveló que no existía razón alguna para que las tropas en Keating se hubieran encontrado allí. En Puesto Fronterizo (The Outpost), Jake Tapper ofrece una poderosa descripción de la saga el Puesto...read more