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Karl E. Meyer, a Princeton PhD, has written extensively on foreign affairs as a correspondent and editorial board member of the New York Times and Washington Post. He has edited the World Policy Journal, published twelve books, and is a fellow at Green College (Oxford), the Advanced Institute (Berlin) and Davenport College (Yale).

Together with Shareen Brysac, he has authored two books: Tournament of Shadows: the Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia (Basic Books) and Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East (Norton). Patwork Nations will be their third.