Professor Anatol Lieven
Professor of War Studies at King’s College London and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation
Anatol Lieven is Professor of War Studies at King's College London. In recent years he has worked chiefly on aspects of the "war on terror", including contemporary US global strategy and its background in US history and political culture. He writes a monthly column for the Financial Times and is a member of the editorial board of The National Interest.
From 1986 to 1998 Lieven worked as a journalist, mainly in the former Soviet Union and South Asia. During this period he covered the anti-Soviet war in Afghanistan, the Chechen war of 1994 to 1996 and other conflicts. His most recent book is Pakistan: A Hard Country.