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 guys told me that these weapons are more psychological than physical.
Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act.
The objective of a terrorist is to create political change in the society he targets.
Fundamentally, I think of myself as a storyteller, not a writer.
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 same basic middle-class slob.
Probably what pushed the Russians over the edge was SDI. They realized they couldn't beat us.