Working as an Operations Officer abroad for the CIA can be taxing in many ways. Stressful, sometimes dangerous work, the need to bridge cultural gaps and the omnipresent Murphy's Law can make for an interesting but hectic career. How does one balance National Security with a Family? How do officers of both sexes deal with stress and work/life balance? TV Commentator, NYU Professor and streetwise CIA Officer Scott Uehlinger draws numerous examples and anecdotes from his 12 years abroad in the former Soviet Union to answer these questions.