Hugh Wilford teaches US history at California State University, Long Beach. He is the author of America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and The Shaping of the Modern Middle East, among other books.
In the LRB Archive:
- America’s Dream Palace: Middle East Expertise and the Rise of the National Security State by Osamah F. Khalil
- The Most Noble Adventure: The Marshall Plan and the Reconstruction of Postwar Europe by Greg Behrman
- Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America’s Coming of Age as a Superpower by Nicolaus Mills