A well-known British journalist and author, Anatol Lieven, is a professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar and a visiting professor at King’s College, London. Among his books is ‘America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism’ and ‘Pakistan: A Hard Country’. With a BA in history (double first) and a PhD in political science from the University of Cambridge, UK, Professor Anatol Lieven’s is a former Chair of international relations and terrorism studies in the War Studies Department at King’s College, London. He is also a senior fellow of the New America Foundation in Washington DC. His areas of expertise include Islamist terrorism and insurgency; contemporary warfare; US and Western strategy; the countries of the former Soviet Union; and the Greater Middle East, especially Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran. Anatol Lieven has worked in Washington DC as a senior associate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation. During this period he wrote ‘Ethical Realism: A Vision for America’s Role in the World’ (co-authored with John Hulsman), and ‘America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism’. Subsequently, he worked as a British journalist in South Asia and the former Soviet Union (chiefly for ‘The Times’), and is author of several books on the latter region.