James Lawler served for 25 years as a CIA operations officer in various international posts and was a member of CIA’s Senior Intelligence Service from 1998 until retirement in 2005. He was a specialist in the recruitment of foreign spies, and he spent well over half of his CIA career battling the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. As Chief of the A.Q. Khan Nuclear Takedown Team, his team disrupted the most dangerous nuclear weapons network in history.
He’s the author of two books: Living Lies,” an espionage story of the Iranian nuclear weapons program, and “In the Twinkling of an Eye,” about a devastating covert Russian-North Korean genetic bioweapons program. You can find his books on Amazon.