GPS February 3: General James Cartwright

General James Cartwright is the former vice-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he was involved with a variety of important military policy issues, including, for example, America’s evolving thoughts and policies towards nuclear weapons.

In addition, he was one of the main generals working on the Stuxnet virus, the software that attacked and damaged Iran’s nuclear weapons program. According to this Guardian report on a Department of Justice investigation, he also may have been involved in revealing the virus to the public.