Peter Maass is a senior editor who has written about war, media, and national security for New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, and the Washington Post. He reported on both civilians and combatants during the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is the author of “Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War,” an award-winning memoir about the conflict in Bosnia, and he wrote “Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil.” He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2012. He has taught writing at Princeton and Columbia universities, and had fellowships at the Shorenstein Center at Harvard and the American Academy in Berlin. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, he lives in New York City.
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