Andrew Kaplan is a former journalist and war correspondent covering events around the world. He served in both the U.S. Army and in the Israeli Army during the Six Day War and later provided military intelligence analysis for the Israel Defense Force. He has consulted with groups that advise a number of government agencies, and as president of a technical communications company, performed contract work for major U.S. corporations and government agencies. He is the author of four internationally best-selling novels: Hour of the Assassins, Scorpion, Dragonfire, and War of the Raven. He was also in the running to complete Robert Ludlum’s Bourne franchise and was one of the writers of the James Bond film, GoldenEye. He lives with his family in Southern California and is currently at work on the next Scorpion novel.