- By Joshua Keating
Joshua Keating is associate editor at Foreign Policy and the editor of the Passport blog. He has worked as a researcher, editorial assistant, and deputy Web editor since joining the FP staff in 2007. In addition to being featured in Foreign Policy, his writing has been published by the Washington Post, Newsweek International, Radio Prague, the Center for Defense Information, and Romania's Adevarul newspaper. He has appeared as a commentator on CNN International, C-Span, ABC News, Al Jazeera, NPR, BBC radio, and others. A native of Brooklyn, New York, he studied comparative politics at Oberlin College.
Over the past few days, we’ve been sharing interviews with the authors nominated for this year’s Lionel Gelber Prize. A literary award for the year’s best non-fiction book in English on foreign affairs.
The award is sponsored by the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto in cooperation with Foreign Policy. The interviews are conducted by Rob Steiner, former Wall Street Journal correspondent and director of fellowships in international journalism at the Munk School.
Next up is Yale political scientist Paul Bracken. Here’s the jury’s citation for The Second Nuclear Age:
The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken urges an end to complacency about nuclear strategy post-Cold War. With deep personal experience in the field, Bracken examines regional nuclear theatres that barely existed under the 20th Century’s duopoly, and makes the case for new paradigms of conflict management in a far more volatile nuclear game. This is a cautionary treatise of profound potential significance in a newly multilateral world.”