Walter Z. Laqueur

Walter Z. Laqueur
  • Walter Laqueur directed the Institute of Contemporary History (Wiener Library) in London from 1964 to 1980 and has since served as its codirector. He is founder and editor of the Journal of Contemporary History, chairman of the board of editors of the Washington Quarterly, and editor of the Washington Papers monograph series. He is the author of many books and has published numerous articles in such newspapers and periodicals as the New York Times, the Washington Post, Commentary, Encounter, and the New Republic. Laqueur's books and articles have been reprinted in many countries. His most recent works include The Dream That Failed: Reflections on the Soviet Union (Oxford University Press, 1994) and Fascism: Past, Present, and Future (Oxford University Press, 1996). A 66-page bibliography of Laqueur's work was published by CSIS in 1986.

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