Number of page: 460
Publisher: Arcanum Media Group
tells the inside story of all the torture and executions that took
place in Abu Ghraib under both the Saddam and American regimes as seen
through the eyes of one man – the man who personally assassinated,
tortured, hanged and shot more victims than any other man who has ever
It will surprise and shock readers and governments alike.
Brace yourself – the giant of a man with his scarred face and the
hangman's noose in his hands will soon be ready and waiting for you.
Short Description of The Hangman of Abu Ghraib
Abed Ali was born a poor peasant boy who worked on a farm in Iraq. He
grew up to become the most deadly assassin and prolific executioner the
world has ever known.
This book gives a psychological
into the mind of a man ordered to kill or be killed himself.
ruthlessness of the Ba'ath Party regime under a dictator. The
of the American invaders under the promise of
It is the true story of one man's life. And the deaths of thousands of others.
One man. Two regimes. The same order from both
KILL FOR US OR BE KILLED BY US..
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- Scott Eichholz
- Celeste White
This book opened my eyes. Thank you
- conor golden
Graphic.an eye opener
- ROXANA G. PEREZ
EXCELLENT TRUE STORY
THE DEVIL’S DOUBLE
In 1987 Latif Yahia was taken to Saddam s headquarters to meet Uday Saddam s eldest son and told that a great honour has been bestowed uponhim that because of the great likeness between them he had beenchosen to be Uday s double For many Iraquis it would have been thehighlight of their lives but for Latif a peace loving man who did notagree with Saddam s brutal regime it was not He refused Following aweek of torture and realising he would be killed if he continued torefuse Latif was forced to accept the role After a gruesome trainingprogramme during which he was made to watch over thirty films oftorture hours of tapes of Uday and undertake a final remodelling ofhis appearance Latif was deemed ready But it was only after the finaltest a meeting with Saddam himself that Latif made his first publicappearance And so began his life as Uday s double a life on theperimeter of the inner circle of Saddam s eldest son a witness to thehorror of his insane life of debauchery excess and brutality and anexperience for which he almost paid with his life on more than oneoccasion THE DEVIL S DOUBLE is the first of 3 autobiographical books chronicling Latif Yahia s incredible life story Itvividly describes how Latif was forced to become Uday Hussein s fidai body double and gives a unique insight into the extremeextravaganceand cruelty of the Saddam regime Latif survivedassassinationattempts and witnessed Uday s psychotic temper rapes orgy parties torture atrocities and sadistic murders The book hasrecently beenmade into a highly acclaimed movie THE BLACK HOLE givesafascinating account of what happened to Latif in Europe after heescapedfrom Iraq How he was treated by western governments and theCIA HowUday sought revenge on Latif and vice versa How he wasoffered aBritish passport by Saudis to murder a dissident and how theybeheadedLatif s Saudi princess lover How Latif made and lost afortune How hestrived in vain for a peaceful life and survived 4 moreassassinationattempts Forty Shades of Conspiracy bringsLatif s storyright up to date by detailing his time in Ireland Hisrun ins withdrug dealers Corrupt Irish Garda officers and Irishpoliticians whocontinually denied him Irish citizenship Hisdespair as a beggar onthe streets and the happiness he found after hemet the love of hislife His reaction to Uday and Saddam s deaths andhis opinion on thecurrent political situation in Iraq all makesfascinating reading Book Description In1987 LatifYahia was taken to Saddam s headquarters to meet Uday Saddam s eldestson and told that a great honour had been bestowed uponhim thatbecause of the great likeness between them he had beenchosen to beUday s double For many Iraqis it would have been thehighlight oftheir lives but for Latif a peace loving man who did notagree withSaddam s brutal regime it was not He refused Following aweek oftorture and realising he would be killed if he continued torefuse Latif was forced to accept the role After a gruesometrainingprogramme during which he was made to watch over thirty filmsoftorture hours of tapes of Uday and undertake a final remodelling ofhis appearance Latif was deemed ready But it was only after thefinal test a meeting with Saddam himself that Latif made his firstpublic appearance And so began his life as Uday s double a life onthe perimeter of the inner circle of Saddam s eldest son a witness tothe horror of his insane life of debauchery excess and brutality andan experience for which he almost paid with his life on more than oneoccasion A note from the Author This book was written in 1992 originally it was1 000 pages long with even more facts and details than contained in thepages herein because of it s size the original publisher trimmed itdown to the 300 or so pages that it is today After the fall of SaddamHussein and his regime in 2003 the facts in this book were confirmed Many of Uday Hussein s employees found new masters over the years sincemy flight from Iraq some work for the US intelligence services somefor the UK but no matter how they may try to discredit me and my storythe facts remain and as you now know I had already put them on paper in1992 eleven years before the regime fell I did not have a crystal ballto know all these things I knew them because I was there that was mylife Uday s employees have admitted in the Western media to being Pimpsfor him they also admit to working as spies against him for the US andthe UK intelligence services in return for citizenship of therespective country what I ask is this If a man is willing to sellwomen to a man that he knows to be a sadist if he is willing to sellhis country and himself is it not then conceivable that he will sellhis soul and say anything for money I have paid a high price for myrefusal to co operate with the intelligence services the CIA inparticular after twenty years in the West I am still stateless Icannot return to Iraq because the new Government consider me acolaborator of the Hussein regime although while they were inoppossition to Saddam they found my book to be a useful tool against himand his regime Saddam while in power considered me a traitor I do notregret my decision to leave Iraq or write my story but I have notfound the Western governments to be as open and democratic as they wereportrayed to us in the Middle East In my search for a new counry tocall home I have found that those whose story is a fabrication aregiven the protection of the state as they are no threat money is theironly goal in life so they will not rock the boat while I who have anopinion and voice it openly that is probably my biggest problem amignored refused and while not told to leave am not made especiallywelcome either I am tolerated I do not nor did I ever seek fame Ihave not made money from my story and if I do it will go to charity Itamuses me how the tables turn when Saddam was in power my book was heldup in the US Congress and given as a reason for Saddam s removal nowthat Saddam is gone those that once used my story for their benefit havetried to denounce me I have been interviewed by the world s biggestand best names over 1 800 TV Print and Radio journalist s who do theirresearch and know who to ask for opinion the old guard who took pridein their work and valued their reputation While there are still sometrue journalists out there many work to order if their editor wants aspecific story they make it true or not there is no oversight Although it was never my intention this book has been used aspropaganda for the War on Iraq my intention when I wrote it was to openthe eyes of the world to the horrors and atrocities committed by theregime and to spur the Iraqi people into action It will always disturbme that the Iraqi people never had a chance to participate in The ArabSpring and depose Saddam and his regime themselves It may be a verydifferent place today if they had had the chance to do so Best regardsto all Latif Yahia
Speed Kills: Who killed the Cigarette Boat King, the fastest man on the seas?
Ocean racing superstar Don Aronow loved it when writers called him a living legend His life of adventure is well known It is his death that baffles police He was afraid of nothing no one In his final hour when a stranger spoke to him in riddles and talked about killing Aronow laughed He felt no fear until he lowered the window of his white Mercedes and looked death in the face And then it was too late Edna Buchanan in The Miami HeraldBordering a canal leading to Biscayne Bay a short dead end stretch of Northeast 188th Street in Miami was the crossroad of the Americas in the mid 1980s for the biggest drug smugglers into the U S the guys who ripped off the drug smugglers the biggest South American drug suppliers competing federal agencies investigating major drug trafficking and money laundering the CIA covertly advancing the Contra war against Central American land reform which they called Cuban sponsored communism some of the highest national politicians in the country and what attracted them all there the most famous fast boat companies in the world On that splashy boulevard of wet dreams factories built marine magazine ad ultra sleek gleaming speedboats ostensibly for racers royalty to show off on the Côte d Azur and wealthy divorced or divorcing middle age overweight men to pick up South Florida s sun soaked hot chicks in string bikinis while the rest of us unwashed wondered how they did it but the boat builders real business was fueling an arms race between smugglers who purchased them for cash and Drug War feds to catch smugglers The storied creator of the quantum leap faster Cigarette boat against which all other penis boats were measured as well as a two time powerboat racing world champion and the personification of a sport in which people crazily risked their lives and bodies to win not to mention a wicked ladies man to boot Don Aronow was shot and killed in broad daylight in front of his factory in 1987 Police found they didn t just have a murder mystery they had Murder on the Orient Express FEBRUARY 3 1987USA Racing Team Miami FloridaSomeone entered the front door and walked in front of salesman Jerry Engelman s desk He asked to speak with Don Aronow then looked right at him without recognizing him What do you want Aronow said I ve been trying to get ahold of you the man said He said he worked for a very rich man with an Italian surname who wanted to make an appointment to buy a boat I never heard of him Aronow answered Engelman could tell something else was happening and he thought Aronow was trying to find out what Then the conversation got weird He was proud of his boss he said He picked me up off the street when I was sixteen and took care of me I d even kill for my boss For the moment none of the observers thought anything more of it Minutes later Aronow drove his new 1987 white Mercedes 560 sports coupe across the street found Mike Britton a marine supplier and asked if he could help him at his new house Driving out of his parking space forward with Aronow behind him Britton saw a dark Lincoln Town Car with tinted windows about ten yards away facing east as Britton was about to head west The driver s window was down and Britton could see the driver looking at him At their closest when they passed they were just a few feet apart keeping eye contact the entire time Then Britton drove on about fifty yards Then he heard gunshots Britton finished parking his truck then raced back toward Aronow In a hurry the Lincoln passed him going west It had turned around By the time Britton got to the car he found Aronow s driver s side window down the automatic transmission in neutral and Aronow s foot pressed against the accelerator like a rock forcing the engine to rev at its most shrill Apparently Aronow had stopped to kibitz with his killer
Investigative True Crime Starter by Arthur Jay Harris: Cliffhanger first chapters from Flowers for Mrs. Luskin, Speed Kills, Until Proven Innocent, and The Unsolved Murder of Adam Walsh
GET STARTED READING FOUR INVESTIGATIVE TRUE CRIME BOOKS Four true stories of hard fought justice READ THE CLIFFHANGER FIRST CHAPTERS FOR FREE Then link to the full books at my Author PageCan t choose Read all the full versions in Box Sets for the very best price This Investigative True Crime Starter by Arthur Jay Harris includes the first chapters of THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF ADAM WALSH both Books 1 2 FLOWERS FOR MRS LUSKIN SPEED KILLS andUNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT For more about each title go to my Author Page FLOWERS FOR MRS LUSKIN The divorce was vicious but at least it hadn t turned deadly Then came the flowers At the best house in the best neighborhood in Hollywood Florida MarieLuskin answered her front door and saw a deliveryman holding a floralarrangement From behind the leaves and petals he pulled out a pistoland pointed it at her At the time she was embroiled in the biggestdivorce in the county s history But why didn t the gunman shoot andkill her According to Marie he demanded all her money and then hither with the gun According to the prosecutor he shot her But the juryagreed on one thing that Marie s wealthy estranged husband Paul wasclearly behind a murder for hire Then the truth came out SPEED KILLS He built the fastest boats for royalty the rich spies smugglers Feds and a former U S President Then came six shots It was the era of cool shades and Miami Vice and Don Aronow sCigarette boats were the symbol of the city s sun drenched decadence But faster than his speed boats was Aronow himself in races behindthe throttle in business deals and on the town with his collection ofstunning women And then in broad daylight someone in a dark Lincolngunned him down Who had Don double dealt A dope smuggler TheMafia The husband or boyfriend of one of his many paramours And afterten years of dogged work did Miami police get it right or were theydead wrong UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT The prosecutor was no longer sure both murder defendants were guilty So he asked his dad the real life Kojak A mother s dying gasping call to 911 My husband My baby In hersecluded ranch house she d been stabbed with a kitchen knife Herhusband infant and elderly father in law had all been shot in the head point blank For three years police had two suspects undersurveillance then arrest Both faced the death penalty But prosecutorBrian Cavanagh began to doubt that the defendants were partners So heconsulted with his father a retired NYPD cop whose reputation for savvysleuthing had inspired the creation of one of the most belovedcharacters in television history Now the question was Could Dad helpsolve the case THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF ADAM WALSH The medical examiner misidentified the body The cops blamed the wrong suspect What really happened to Adam Walsh In 1981 America was captivated and horrified by the kidnappingand reported murder of six year old Adam Walsh Florida policeultimately identified the decapitated head of a found child as Adam andimplicated an out of town drifter as the murderer But somethingabout the investigation was incomplete And wrong In his controversial two book chronicle journalistArthur Jay Harris reveals that Walsh s kidnapper was actually thenotorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer that the body found by policewas misidentified and that Adam Walsh is quite possibly evenprobably still alive
Box Set: Until Proven Innocent and The Unsolved Murder of Adam Walsh Books One and Two
UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENTThe prosecutor was no longer sure both murder defendants were guilty So he asked his dad the real life Kojak A mother s dying gasping call to 911 My husband My baby In her secluded ranch house she d been stabbed with a kitchen knife Her husband infant and elderly father in law had all been shot in the head point blank For three years police had two suspects under surveillance then arrest Both faced the death penalty But prosecutor Brian Cavanagh began to doubt that the defendants were partners So he consulted with his father a retired NYPD cop whose reputation for savvy sleuthing had inspired the creation of one of the most beloved characters in television history Now the question was Could Dad help solve the case THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF ADAM WALSHThe famous missing child case of Adam Walsh a 6 year old last seen at a Sears in a shopping mall in Hollywood Florida in July 1981 was the worst nightmare imaginable Two weeks later a child s severed head was found and identified as Adam No one has ever been arrested for the crime For the most part the case s narration has been told by the victims Adam s parents Reve and John Walsh However there has been another voice independent investigative journalist and author of five True Crime books about Florida Arthur Jay Harris who has continued to write about it for two decades and has worked on it with ABC News The Miami Herald and others The deeply researched story he tells disputes almost everything that everyone in the public has been led to believe IN BOOK ONE Harris shows that the taker of Adam was most likely not the drifter Ottis Toole as police now say but rather the serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer who was arrested ten years later with eleven severed heads in his apartment Harris documented him by a police report living near Hollywood as a transient about when Adam disappeared That report had him supposedly finding a dead body in an alley behind where he worked The report referred to a meter and storage room steps away where Harris and ABC News found blood droplets rising up a wall next to a lumberman s axe and a sledgehammer Was this Dahmer s doing Further Dahmer was identified by seven police witnesses who said they saw him at the mall with or near Adam when he was taken One of those witnesses said he saw him throw Adam into a blue van and get away Where Dahmer worked there was a blue van easily and often taken for personal use without permission Early on a blue getaway van was Hollywood s first best clue IN BOOK TWO Harris shows that all the official files are incredibly missing the most customary documents that would prove the ID of the found child who was said to be Adam Among the documents missing are the autopsy report a forensic dental report considering that the ID was strictly based on a tooth comparison and Adam s dental chart and dental X rays An investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement confirmed his finding In fact the ID was not only shoddy and inadequate but is overwhelmingly likely wrong In Adam s last photo he was clearly missing both his top front teeth A police crime scene photo never before published shows the found child had a mostly in buck tooth a top left front tooth Harris consulted a number of pediatric and forensic dental and medical examiner experts who confirmed the obvious there wasn t enough time for Adam to have grown it in that far All that would have been exposed at a court trial but more than 30 years after Adam s disappearance there has never been one Did police end the search for Adam too soon Could Adam still be alive In fact not so impossible Harris found