Tom Clancy — American Novelist born on April 12, 1947, died on October 01, 2013

Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers, and more than 100 million copies of his books are in print. His name was also used on movie scripts written by ghost writers, non-fiction books on military subjects, and video games. He was a part-owner of the Baltimore Orioles and Vice Chairman of their Community Activities and Public Affairs committees... (wikipedia)

The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them, because they're protecting us.
The only person who has artistic control is the director, and 'director' is how you spell God in Hollywood.
The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.
The good old days are now.
The objective of a terrorist is to create political change in the society he targets.