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When I was doing ‘Executive Orders,’ I talked about Ebola to people who know about infectious diseases and their use as weapons of war, and…
Before, it was always, ‘Oh, no, here comes Clancy, that insurance agent.’ Now it’s, ‘Oh, here comes Tom Clancy, bestselling author.’ But I’m still the…
I think about the characters I’ve created, and then I sit down and start typing and see what they will do. There’s a lot of…
I think about the characters I’ve created and then I sit down and start typing and see what they will do. There’s a lot of…
Wars are begun by frightened men.
Ebola is a nasty disease to get. It’s scary. But as a weapon, it is probably not likely. Ebola is a difficult malady to weaponize…
There used to be this country called the Soviet Union; it’s not there anymore. Our technology was better than theirs.
The role of fiction is supposed to be divorced from the role of reality.
It’s not right to say that our loss in Vietnam turned out to be a gain. But lessons were learned. And they were the right…
The objective of a terrorist is to create political change in the society he targets.
The human condition today is better than it’s ever been, and technology is one of the reasons for that.
Probably what pushed the Russians over the edge was SDI. They realized they couldn’t beat us.
America is the most inventive country in the world because everybody has access to information.
Books and movies are different art forms with different rules. And because of that, they never translate exactly.
Fighting wars is not so much about killing people as it is about finding things out. The more you know, the more likely you are…
What do I know about sex? I’m a married man.
Success will ruin your life.
Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which belie the idea that things cannot be changed.
Show me an elitist, and I’ll show you a loser.
Helicopters don’t fly, they vibrate so badly the ground rejects them.
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