I hope this finds you healthy and well. This edition of the
newsletter has a number of fun things. There are 2 new
research articles related to SARS and North Korea. While
the numbers related to the SARS article have inflated since I
wrote it in mid-May, I would suggest that thrust of the piece
remains true. I'll probably have a spate of North Korean
articles over the next months.
FIREWALL is available for pre-order on
BarnesandNoble.com. You can pre-order the book on the
website. There are a lot of goodies on FIREWALL further
down in the newsletter. It should be available everywhere on
September 1, 2003. If you want an autographed copy, send
me an email at readermail@...
work something out.
The first cut of the Rogue's Gallery went up on June 30,
2003. There are a fair number of historic figures used in the
books. The Rogue's Gallery attaches a name to a face and a
short bio. There will be more as time goes on. At present, I
have not included American Presidents or administration
figures in the gallery. The Rogue's Gallery is available off
the Home Page.
The glossary will be getting new entries in the next month or
so. I have a list of 30 items that need to be added. I suspect
this list will grow as SCORCHED EARTH takes shape.
The E-Book editions for the first four books are available on
Amazon. People are starting to purchase these. ROGUE
STATE e-book edition had an Amazon sales rating of 281 a
few days ago! E-books are a low risk way to find out what I
write about, and the paper copies are always available.
A rare event occurred in mid-June at the Norfolk Naval
Base - four flattops were in port at the same time. They were
Enterprise, Reagan, Roosevelt and the Truman. We were
passing thru on our way to the Outer Banks and I figured I
was seeing things when we popped out of the tunnel on I64.
However, my friend George Randall pointed out a photo in
the Virginia Pilot.
Drug Pushers and Bomb Makers
I doubt most of us have heard of the North Korean Advisory
Group or that they produced a report at the behest of the
House Speaker. North Korea is a headline making rogue
nation intent on producing ballistic missiles and nuclear
weapons. They represent a clear and present danger to the
national security of the United States. During the Battle for
Iraq (March/April 2003), the United States tasked two
Nimitz Class Carrier Battle Groups and 24 heavy bombers
to deter any mischief along the Korean Peninsula.
The SARS Scandal
I know this is going to shock some of you, especially those
of you who still believe in the Tooth Fairy and Easter
Bunny: The People's Republic of China (PRC) has
understated the impact of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory
Syndrome). I chose the politically correct verb understated,
because in the post what-is-the-meaning-of-is era it is still
too shocking to say they prevaricated. All right I'll spit it
out: China lied, denied, covered up the truth and fibbed.
Did you ever think that things were not always as they
seemed? Did you wonder if there was more to the story than
what was being fed to you by the mainstream media? If you
are convinced that there are covert operations that take
place without the knowledge of the American public, then
Firewall will support your conviction.
Terror Wars Series
By the time you read this, FIREWALL should be available
for purchase from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. So what is
FIREWALL and the TERROR WARS Series?
For those of you who have read my early works, I think
there are a number of common themes that run through the
I received some great reader mail these last three months.
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