The Mark of the Assassin Setting & Symbolism

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Sword of Gaza

A small radical Islamic organization initially blamed for the stinger attack on an American commercial airline

stinger

A ground-to-air missile used to bring down an an American passenger jet in New york Harbor

Kalorama

Upscale neighborhood in the Washngton D.C. area

KGB

Former Soviet Union intelligence organization

Shelter Island

small island off the coast of New York and the home of former Senator Douglas Cannon, father of Elizabeth Osbourne

The Society

A secret international organization focused on maintaining tension and conflict in the world for the purpose of financial gain of its members

Dover

town on the coast of England and site of a large ferry service that crosses the English Channel to Calais, France

Mulchabarat

Egyptian security service

Langley, Virginia

headquarters of the CIA

jib

An inflatable figure which can be placed in a window or car to feign the presence of a...

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