Join the International Relations Society for an exciting talk on the state of the U.S. as the Bush Presidency comes to a close, by prominent journalist, author, and editor Martin Walker (author of, among others, "The Cold War: A History").


Martin Walker is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of United Press International, a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC and a Senior Fellow of the New School University in New York. For 25 years a reporter, columnist, foreign correspondent, and assistant editor of Britain's "The Guardian" newspaper, he served as bureau chief in Moscow, Washington and Brussels. He is a contributing editor of "Europe" magazine and the "Los Angeles Times" Opinion section, and has written for the "New York Times", "The Washington Post", "The National Interest", "The New Republic", "The Times Literary Supplement", "The American Interest", "Foreign Policy", "The Chronicle of Higher Education", "Die Zeit" of Germany, "El Mundo" of Spain, and serves on the editorial boards of "Prospect" magazine in Britain and "Demokratizatsiya" in Moscow. He is a guest panelist on CNN Crossfire, Capital Gang, The McLoughlin Group, PBS-TV Washington Week in Review, NPR's Diane Rehm Show, ABC-TV Inside Washington, ABC (Australia) Lateline. Books: The National Front, 1977; Powers of the Press, 1981; Waking Giant: Gorbachev and Perestroika, 1986; Martin Walker's Russia, 1989; The Cold War: A History, 1993; The President We Deserve: Clinton's Rise, Falls and Comebacks, 1996; America Reborn: A 20th Century Narrative in 26 Lives, 2000; Europe In The New Century: Visions of an Emerging Superpower, 2001; The Caves of Perigord (a novel), 2002; The Iraq War, 2003.