The Cold War and post Cold War eras have brought with them many interesting aspects. New technologies initially meant for mass destruction filter down into the civilian world, making current lives easier. One example of this is the anti-lock braking systems of today’s cars. Originally designed to slow fighter-planes on landing without skidding, these systems make it safer for parents to take their children on vacation. One less noted advancement the eras brought is
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From his beginnings with Red Storm Rising and his latest novel Debt of Honor, Clancy has kept abreast of current events and technologies in order to bring to the reader an intriguing and realistic story. He has interviewed admirals, generals and has even been to the White House to meet the President. His writing mechanics and techniques of reader manipulation keep readers filled with suspense and compassion for the characters until the book’s end.