Thomas E. Ricks is the bestselling and award-winning author of The Generals, The Gamble and the no. 1 international bestseller Fiasco (shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize). A member of two Pulitzer Prize-winning teams, he is a former writer for the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, and has covered military operations across the globe. He writes for the New York Times, Washington Post and New Yorker and has appeared on the BBC, Sky News and in the Guardian and other UK press. He is also contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine, for which he writes the prize-winning blog The Best Defense.
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