The Bear and the Dragon (John Clark, #3) by Tom ClancyNewly elected in his own right, Jack Ryan has found that being President has gotten no easier: domestic pitfalls await. Newly elected in his own right, Jack Ryan has found that being President has gotten no easier: domestic pitfalls await him at every turn; there's a revolution in Liberia; the Asian economy is going down the tubes; and now, in Moscow, someone may have tried to take out the chairman of the SVR--the former KGB--with a rocket-propelled grenade. Things are unstable enough in Russia without high-level assassination, but even more disturbing may be the identities of the potential assassins. Or, Ryan wonders, is something far more dangerous at work here? Ryan is right.
The Bear and the Dragon
It was published in by G. Putnam's Sons. Jack Ryan is still President of the United States. After Russia discovers oil fields rivaling those of the Persian Gulf in Siberia and gold deposits just as big, it looks as if the struggling Russian economy is on the road to recovery. However, China decides to speed up its plan to invade Siberia this had been delayed after the defeat of Japan during the events of Debt of Honor. However, his life is spared when the hired assassins mistakenly fire on an identical car.
The Bear and the Dragon is a techno-thriller novel , written by Tom Clancy and released on August 21, At over 1, pages, it is Clancy's longest novel. In Moscow, SVR director Sergey Golovko survives an attack on his way to work, when a car identical to the armored white Mercedes that he was in was shot with an RPG-7 , killing the occupants one of them a former KGB agent turned pimp inside. Investigation of the incident by Russian police and later intelligence officers points out to involvement from Chinese intelligence, and that Golovko was the real target. Meanwhile, U.
Look Inside. Dec 07, Minutes Buy. Aug 15, Minutes Buy. Aug 01, ISBN Dec 07, Minutes. Aug 15, Minutes. A high-level assassination attempt in Russia has the newly elected Ryan sending his most trusted eyes and ears — including antiterrorism specialist John Clark — to Moscow, for he fears the worst is yet to come.
Rate this book. Buy This Book. President Jack Ryan faces a world crisis unlike any he has ever known, in Tom Clancy's extraordinary new novel. Time and again, Tom Clancy's novels have been praised not only for their big-scale drama and propulsive narrative drive but for their cutting-edge prescience in predicting future events. In The Bear and the Dragon, the future is very near at hand indeed.