About the Author
Jonathan Stevenson is a professor of strategic studies at the Naval War College, and was Senior Fellow for Counter-terrorism and editor of Strategic Survey at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). He spent most of the 1990’s as a journalist in sub-Saharan Africa and Northern Ireland, and his previous books include We Wrecked the Place: Contemplating an End to the Northern Irish Troubles and Losing Mogadishu. He has published articles in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and The National Interest, as well as in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic. He lives in Mystic, CT.