Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA's Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan, earning his black belt at the Kodokan International Judo Center along the way. Eisler's bestselling thrillers have won the Barry Award and the Gumshoe Award for Best Thriller of the Year, have been included in numerous "Best Of" lists, and have been translated into nearly twenty languages. When he's not writing novels, Eisler blogs about torture, civil liberties, and the rule of law.
Author Barry Eisler, who held a covert position with the CIA's Directorate of Operations, shared his viewpoint on what's gone wrong with American policies. In the latter half, author, researcher, and psychotherapist Dr. Laurie Nadel talked about various forms of... More »