In this episode of Stratfor's Pen and Sword podcast, Stratfor Chief Security Officer Fred Burton sits down with former Army Apache helicopter pilot and FBI agent Don Bentley. Bentley is the author of a new thriller, Without Sanction, which follows a Defense Intelligence Agency operative named Matt Drake.
A man haunted by a bloody experience in Syria, Matt suddenly gets thrown back into the world of espionage when a Pakistani scientist working for the Islamic State asks for his help to escape. Join us as Bentley discusses his action-packed debut novel and why he decided to leave his established career in foreign intelligence and counterintelligence to become an author.
Without Sanction, by Don Bentley
Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America, by Fred Burton and Samuel Katz.
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