Jones, Mark

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(?1947-2003) UK author of nonfiction about Russia and Communism [not listed below] and of a Technothriller, Black Lightning (1995), in which post-Communist Russia develops a gigantic electromagnetic-pulse Weapon called Molniya ["Lightning"] which is capable of shutting down Power Sources and Communications anywhere in Europe or America. Its ultimate use is however complicatedly thwarted, in part thanks to the ethical scruples of its inbuilt AI. [JC/DRL]

Mark Jones [some sources give middle name Aidan]

born London: ?1947

died 9 April 2003

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