About the Author
Frances Omori is an active duty commander in the U.S. Navy. As a national security analyst and strategist, she addresses policy issues including arms control, weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological and nuclear), counterproliferation, and war gaming and simulation. She is a liaison for the U.S. Pacific Command. Before joining the navy, she was a broadcast journalist in Colorado, a television producer in Los Angeles, and a casting director for the television show “Hawaii Five-O.” Frances has also been a legislative assistant and press secretary for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. This is Frances Omori’s second book; she was co-editor of Strength Through Cooperation: Military Forces in Asia-Pacific.