Gideon Rose was recently named the editor of Foreign Affairs, where he served as managing editor of the magazine from 2000 to 2010. Prior to this, he was the Olin senior fellow and deputy director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
After studying classics at Yale, Rose received a Ph.D. in government from Harvard and has taught American foreign policy at Princeton and Columbia. He is the author of "How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle." His previous publications, edited with James F. Hoge, Jr., include "Understanding the War on Terror," "America and the World: Debating the New Shape of International Politics," and "How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War." He lives in Brooklyn, New York.