Michael Goldfarb is an author, journalist and broadcaster. He has covered conflicts and conflict resolution from Bosnia to Iraq, primarily for America’s public radio system. His work has been given the highest honours, including the DuPont-Columbia Award, on both sides of the Atlantic. He has also been a Fellow at the Joan Shorenstein Center on Press and Politics at Harvard’s John F Kennedy School of Government. His first book, Ahmad’s War, Ahmad’s Peace: Surviving Under Saddam, Dying in the New Iraq was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2005.