Without decisive action by Beijing, the illegal wildlife trade will never be reduced to reasonable limits.


A Beautiful Target

Why send a couple of Green Berets to a place no one seemed to care about?

Project Stranger

New York told me I couldn’t publish this book without an agent, and to get an agent I needed to write the book first…

Suspended in Air

“…the political upheaval required to keep Greece in the Eurozone is giving rise to a myth of self-sufficiency”

Across 161st

Their talent transcends generations yet they all wanted to hear my ridiculous story…

A Tale of Two Tragedies

Cyber, biological, chemical, and unmanned warfare are coming to a city near you and the result will not be sanitized.

Bushido is Our Code

After a 58-year hiatus, Japan reentered the Special Operations arena and made a lot of people nervous.

Searching for Ghosts

Ravaged by Saddam, Kuwait put its faith in oil, Islam, and the United States of America.

My Global Christmas

Put on your hideous sweater, make one of your kids cry, play the accordion, and generally sing, drink, and be merry. It’s Christmas

A Day’s Work

I took a deep breath knowing I had just opened a back door to a foreign government without permission…

Ataturk’s Ghost

Two months ago I was a mandarin in a game administered by Erdal Öztürk. Next month he may be executed…