Andrew Kaplan is an American author best known for his spy thriller novels. He worked as a freelance journalist and war correspondent for the International Herald Tribune in Paris, covering events around the world. He served in both the US Army and the Israeli Army during the Six Day War of 1967. He is the author of four international bestselling novels: Hour of the Assassins, Scorpion, Dragonfire, and War of the Raven. His film writing career includes the James Bond classic film GoldenEye.