Summary of The Aden Effect: a disgraced former naval officer turned mercenary is recalled to active duty as the defense attache in Yemen to deal with a coup attempt and Somali pirates attacking oil platforms in the Gulf of Aden.
Claude Berube’s short bio:
Claude Berube is the author of The Aden Effect, his debut novel. He is the co-author of three books: “A Call to the Sea: Captain Charles Stewart of the USS Constitution,” “Congress: Games & Strategies,” and “Maritime Private Security: Market Options to Piracy, Terrorism, and Waterborne Security Risks in the 21st Century.” His articles have appeared
in Orbis, Naval History, Vietnam Magazine, The Washington Times, the Christian Science Monitor and Naval Institute Proceedings, among others. He worked for two U.S. Senators and as the head of a terrorism analysis team for the Office of Naval Intelligence. A lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, he served overseas twice including a deployment with Expeditionary Strike Group Five in the Persian Gulf. Since 2005, he has taught at the United States Naval Academy where his courses have included: Naval History, Terrorism, American Government, Emergent Naval Warfare, Maritime Security Challenges, and Campaigns & Elections.