Command Authority

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Command Authority
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Author Tom Clancy, with Mark Greaney
Country United States
Language English
Series Jack Ryan universe
Genre Political thriller novel
Publisher Putnam Adult
Publication date
December 3, 2013
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 736 pp (hardback edition)[1]
ISBN ISBN 9780399160479
Preceded by Threat Vector
Followed by Support and Defend

Command Authority is a political thriller novel by Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney published posthumously on December 3, 2013 by Putnam Adult. This is the ninth novel featuring the former CIA agent and president Jack Ryan and his son Jack Ryan Jr.[2]

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The Russian Federation has a new president, Valeri Volodin. His ambitions are to usher Russia into a new age reminiscent of the days of the Soviet Union. President Jack Ryan must oppose Volodin and his interventions in Estonia, and with Russian plans on invading Ukraine, Volodin must be stopped. Sergey Golovko, former chairman of SVR, was assassinated by a radioactive agent with links to the Seven Strong Men and a Cold War mystery that Ryan himself was involved in when the Berlin Wall was still standing. To solve this mystery, Ryan and the Campus race to solve a mystery before a new Cold War begins.

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