My high-minded reason was to share stories from the trenches of U.S. foreign policymaking, taking readers deep inside the White House Situation Room and into the windowless classified rooms of our overseas embassies during the frantic moments of an international crisis
How to Write a Novel and Keep Your Day Job
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I wonder how the US government allows one of its current employees to write a bestseller using the insider information of its foreign policy making etc.

More surprising to me, how does the author brag about it in a public forum?

Is the US government really so liberal and writer-friendly?

Just curious.

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