John Weisman

John Weisman is a seven-time New York Times bestselling author and one of a select company whose books have appeared on both the Times fiction and nonfiction lists. He pioneered coverage of Naval Special Warfare with “Rogue Warrior,” the story of Richard Marcinko and the creation of SEAL Team Six. Two of his nonfiction works, “Rogue Warrior,” and “Shadow Warrior,” the story Felix Rodriguez, the CIA agent responsible for the capture of Che Guevara in Bolivia, were the subject of “60 Minutes” segments. His short fiction has twice been selected for inclusion in “Best American Mystery Stories.” From 1974-1989 he was Washington Bureau Chief for Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg’s Triangle Publications. He has written extensively on special operations and terrorism and has lectured on those subjects at diverse venues including the Asymmetric Warfare Group at Fort Meade, the national Naval Aviation Museum, and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA). From 2012-2014 he was a member of the National Rifle Association’s Board of Directors Public Affairs Committee.