Lawrence F Kaplan is a contributing editor and columnist at The New Republic, for whom he covered the war in Iraq from 2005 to 2007. He holds degrees from Columbia University, Oxford University and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and is a visiting professor at the US Army War College. Formerly the editor of World Affairs and The National Interest, Kaplan has written about international relations for publications including The New York Times and The Washington Post
Books by Lawrence Kaplan
Interviews with Lawrence Kaplan
The foreign affairs commentator explains why US presidents have less room to manoeuvre on foreign policy than they think, and why President Obama had to set aside his “minimalist” inclinations.