This will be the first of a brief series of profiles on military types who go on to writing careers.
U.S. Senator Jim Webb's fiction has never strayed far from his Marine Corps experience. However, one of his finest pieces, "The Emperor's General" explores as historical fiction the relationship of Douglas MacArthur and the generals and royalty of post-WWII Japan.
For more than 150 years, the Atlantic has told the stories of people who commit acts of moral and intellectual bravery by espousing unpopular or controversial positions. In a special issue of the magazine, the editors have chosen 27 leaders - from business and politics to science and media - who embody this great tradition today. These are people who are risking careers, reputations, and fortunes to advance ideas that upend an established order.
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