Joel Skousen has served as a relocation consultant for over 30 years designing high security residences and retreats. He is the chief designer at the Secure Home Design Group and author of The Secure Home. He has traveled widely and speaks multiple foreign languages and also publishes the World Affairs Brief, a weekly news analysis service. Andrew Skousen, co-author, is a practicing structural engineer who regularly consults and designs for The Secure Home Design Group. Andrew contributed most of the new research, graphics, tables and much of the content.