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In addition to being the author of Falcon Seven, Marine One, Secret Justice, Shadows of Power, Fallout, Flash Point, The Price of Power and Balance of Power, I am a partner in the international law firm of Morrison & Foerster, and head of the Trial Practice Group, and a former Navy Flight Officer in F-14s.

I grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana, and attended the University of South Carolina on a Navy ROTC scholarship, majoring in history, with a minor in English. During my senior summer, I did an exchange cruise with the French Navy on a destroyer, the EE Kersaint out of Brest (which was a wonderful experience and reinforced my decision to go into the Navy), and then attended the University of Warwick in England, to study English Reformati...more


Watching Arsenal claim to have lots of money to spend on transfers every year is painful, primarily because they never actually spend anything. That changed this year at the last hour when they bought Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid. He is very talented, no doubt, and should make quite a contribution. But every time I look at him, I can’t help but think of Peter Lorre:



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