George H. Wittman served in the US Army during and after the Korean War and, in the following decades, he became intimately involved in national security, global intelligence matters and international business. As his career developed, he undertook extensive sensitive assignments across the globe. In addition, he took over direction of the family's mining and international trade business, which as G.H. Wittman, Inc. would later undertake international security and political risk management. He served as founding chairman of the National Institute for Public Policy, lectured periodically at the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA, and had a consulting relationship with the FBI's New York field office. He was co-founder of The Middle East Newsletter. Along the way, he managed businesses, founded public service organizations, and wrote prolifically. He was a veteran of forty-five years of international security operations and analysis. Even in retirement, he continued to write and offer analysis on international affairs and security matters. He was a regular contributor to several publications including, for thirteen years, a weekly foreign affairs column at The American Spectator, as well as The Washington Times, and AND Magazine. He was technical advisor and unit producer on ABC-TV's 4-hour special,
"Africa ". He has also been a guest commentator for the BBC, CBS, ABC, NBC and United Nations Radio. In his quieter moments, he found time to write several novels. His historical novel "There Was a Time" was released in August 2021 by noted history publisher Casemate. It is set during the last days of WWll, when battling against the Japanese, the U.S. Office of Strategic Service (OSS) was in close, cooperative contact with Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh. His first novel, "A Matter of Intelligence" was published by Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York and Collier Macmillan Publishers, London in 1975. Additional Novels include: Yankee Doodle, Relics, The Story and Small-Town Sheriff. Above all, he viewed and presented himself as an American patriot, resisting political affiliation and committed to what he believed was in the best interest of the nation.

Other Works

  • The Role of American Intelligence Organizations

  • A Matter Of Intelligence


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