A retired secret service operative goes to Iraq to attempt to rescue another agent, not knowing that he is secretly being used as bait. Two Polish secret agents have been assigned by the CIA to attempt a rescue mission.
In 1999, Polish director Władysław Pasikowski made a movie, Operacja Samum about the operation; it was the first Polish production co-financed by Warner Bros.
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Operation Simoom (Operacja Samum)
In 1990 the CIA asked European intelligence agencies to assist in the withdrawal of six American operatives (a mix of CIA and DIA officers) investigating Iraqi troops movements in Iraq before the Gulf War.