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has worked for more than fifty years and in more than sixty countries as a U.S. Army Special Forces active duty or CIA ground soldier.
was among the first U.S. soldiers to join the Special Forces
in 1954 and was among the first to be called a Green Beret.
In 1994, Waugh was the team leader of a four-man CIA group that laid the groundwork for the capture of Carlos the Jackal, the world's most wanted man at that time.
He fought in the Korean and Vietnam Wars among other conflicts, and most recently, at the age of 72, was a team member of a combined Special Forces/CIA takedown unit hunting down Al Qaeda, Taliban, and Chechen forces inside Afghanistan.
by Billy Waugh with Tim Keown
does not consider himself a hero - even though he
has lurked in the shadows and on the periphery on many of the most significant events of the past half-century on active duty with the U.S. Army Special Forces
and the CIA
, fighting enemies of the United States.
In Hunting the Jackal, this legendary warrior reveals the extraordinary events of his
life and career, offering a point-by-point eyewitness account of the historical events in which he
Serving in Korea and Vietnam, Waugh
was among the first Green Berets in 1963.
has helped train Libyan commandos in the Sahara Desert, while spying on Russian missile sites in Benghazi, and he
worked against Carribean drug runners.
was the first CIA operative to watch Osama Bin Laden in Khartoum, and in 1994 he
captured the notorious Carlos the Jackal in Sudan - a story that until now has never been told.