About the Author
Lt. Col. Robert K. Brown, USAR (Ret.)
, is the original publisher of Soldier of Fortune Magazine
, as well as a combat journalist who has written prolific articles for the magazine. He has been published in numerous media outlets, from the National Enquirer
to the National Review
. While in the military, Brown won numerous awards for his service, including the Purple Heart, Air Medal, Bronze Star, as well as many others. His previous book, Merc: American Soldier of Fortune
, co-authored with prominent Cuban expert Jay Malin Jr., was published in 1979 to rave reviews.Vann Spencer
is an international lawyer, who studied law and international relations in Russia, Poland, London, Hong Kong, Brussels, and Paris, with emphasis on the Security of Europe. Spencer has reported on events in Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East. Spencer has also given lectures on International Law, International Security, Comparative Politics, Constitutional Law, and Human Rights Law.